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Foreclosure Halt May Shift Bondholder Pain

Wall Street Journal - Robbie Whelan, Ruth Simon - ‎1 hour ago‎
For mortgage investors, the recent suspension of foreclosures could potentially cause further losses in the already-battered $2.8 trillion market for residential mortgage-backed securities.
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Times Square Bomber Receives Life Sentence

Voice of America - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP The Pakistani-American man who loaded a van with explosives in May and parked it in New York's Times Square, hoping to kill Americans, was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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Solar cells for electricity, hot water to top White House - Renee Schoof - ‎2 hours ago‎
The White House soon will have solar panels to supply the first family's hot water and some of its electricity, the Department of Energy announced Tuesday.
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A New Bid to Prop Up the Economy Brings Shrugs in Japan

New York Times - Hiroko Tabuchi - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Masaaki Shirakawa, the governor of the Bank of Japan, announced lower interest rates, to virtually zero, on Tuesday in Tokyo. FOR years, Japan has flooded its moribund economy with money: interest rates near zero, asset purchases by ...

'Glee' countdown: Gotta have faith

Entertainment Weekly - Emily Exton - ‎2 hours ago‎
After covering controversial subjects like sexuality, body image, and pregnancy, the Glee cast will explore their spirituality (I'm predicting Sue will wear a habit?

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade hurts leg early in preseason opener - Michael Wallace - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Miami Heat's new Big 3 was reduced by one in a hurry in Tuesday's preseason opener against Detroit. Heat guard Dwyane Wade left the court less than four minutes into the game with an apparent right leg injury.

Microsoft Marshals Dealmakers, Lawyers to Take On Android

Wired News - Priya Ganapati - ‎4 hours ago‎
As it gets ready to unveil its own operating system next, Microsoft is taking careful aim at its closest competitor: Android. Through patent licensing deals and lawsuits, the Redmond-based computer giant is trying to cover all its ...

In Cheshire, Relieved To Hear A Guilty Verdict

Hartford Courant - Amanda Falcone - ‎1 hour ago‎
"I hope he gets the death penalty," said Jackie Washington. "It was a horrendous crime." She was referring to Steven Hayes, convicted Tuesday on 16 of 17 charges related to the 2007 home invasion that resulted in ...

Google TV hopes to change how you watch, how you surf

USA Today - Jefferson Graham - ‎48 minutes ago‎
By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Upstairs in one of the main buildings at the Googleplex headquarters here, engineers are putting the finishing touches on Google TV, the company's latest attempt to ...

In Fact and Song, Fiendish Yankees

New York Times - Pat Borzi - ‎1 hour ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS - Until Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins shortstop JJ Hardy had never heard of “Damn Yankees,” the hit Broadway musical from 1955 that was made into a movie starring Tab Hunter and Gwen Verdon.

Gates gives $35 million to Obama's community college overhaul

Christian Science Monitor - Sara Johnson - ‎55 minutes ago‎
At the first ever White House community college summit Tuesday, President Obama announces new grants to help community colleges prepare Americans for new jobs.

Vikes close to acquiring Pats' Moss - ‎1 hour ago‎
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No joke: Bieber may be the next 'Punk'd' host - ‎51 minutes ago‎
MTV is reportedly bringing back the celebrity prank show with The Biebs lined up as the new host, according to New York Magazine's Vulture blog.

Motorola and Verizon to sell Droid business phone

Reuters - Gabriel Madway, Sinead Carew - ‎25 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Motorola Inc said on Tuesday Verizon Wireless would sell the Droid Pro, the mobile phone maker's first device for business customers based on Google Inc's popular Android operating system.

Summary Box: Ex-trader must pay $6.7B

BusinessWeek - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By AP SENTENCE IN BIG TRADING SCANDALE: Ex-trader Jerome Kerviel was convicted on all counts in the biggest rogue trading scandal yet, sentenced to at least three years in prison and ordered to pay $6.7 billion to the French bank.

Prince William takes part in first RAF air-sea rescue mission - Victoria Ward - ‎11 hours ago‎
Prince William has undertaken his first air-sea rescue mission with the RAF in an offshore operation off Cumbria to help a stricken oil-rig worker.

Phillies boast three aces in Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels

Washington Post - Dave Sheinin - ‎35 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA - For the better part of a decade, they traveled in concentric orbits, two brilliant satellites circling the same moon, but rarely crossing paths.

Hungary sludge flood called 'ecological disaster'

The Associated Press - Bela Szandelszky, Pablo Gorondi - ‎47 minutes ago‎
KOLONTAR, Hungary - A lethal torrent of toxic red sludge from a metal refinery engulfed towns in Hungary, burning villagers through their clothes and threatening an ecological disaster Tuesday as it swept toward the Danube River.

TARP losses now estimated at $51 billion

Los Angeles Times - Jim Puzzanghera - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two days after the $700-billion bailout program ended, the Treasury Department reports that it will recoup most of those taxpayer funds.

NATO Supply Trucks Remain Idle in Pakistan

New York Times - Jane Perlez, Huma Imtiaz - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Qazi Rauf/AP A driver of Afghanistan-bound NATO truck sleeps as vehicles are parked at Pakistani border post Torkham in northwest of Pakistan.

CNN's "Parker Spitzer" Debuts to Scathing Reviews

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CNN's primetime talk show anchored by disgraced ex-New York governor Eliot Spitzer and journalist Kathleen Parker debuted to scathing reviews, with comments on Tuesday ranging from "unbearable" to "icky" and "obnoxious".

Netanyahu on Tightrope With Peace Talks in Jeopardy

New York Times - Ethan Bronner - ‎4 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - As the Palestinians consider withdrawing from peace talks with Israel unless a freeze on Jewish settlement building in the West Bank is extended, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is engaged in his own ...


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