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Before the fame-seeking backyard scientist Richard Heene phoned the police to report that his 6-year-old son, Falcon, had floated away on a homemade flying saucer Thursday morning, he called a local TV station and asked ...
Family at center of balloon saga faces scrutiny The Associated Press
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The Pakistan army has started moving troops and artillery towards the Taliban militants' stronghold in South Waziristan, local officials say.
Pakistan Begins Offensive Against Taliban Wall Street Journal
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama pushed back against critics of his health care plan on Saturday with a stern warning that absent reform, costs will continue to rise and eventually devastate the US economy.
Bipartisanship Proves Elusive in US Health Care Debate Voice of America
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British Premier Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy sent a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu overnight, saying that they while they realized that the UN's Goldstone Report on the Gaza war was "a sensitive issue for Israel and ...
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Voice of America - - 7 hours ago
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WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that the Obama administration expected President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan to win an anticipated runoff election and that the vote would not affect President ...
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By AP Gov. Bobby Jindal joined civil rights groups and others in calling for the resignation of a white justice of the peace who said he had refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children they might have.
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Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
Obama gives a glowing tribute to the former president at the Points of Light Institute, which Bush founded 20 years ago. President George HW Bush invited President Obama to the 20th anniversary celebration of the Points of Light Institute, ...
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ABC News - - 19 hours ago
The Nobel Peace Prize committee last week cited President Obama's initiative in strengthening the US role in combating climate change as one of the reasons for giving him one of the world's biggest awards.
Other Nobel winners Eagle Tribune
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Among those accused of insider trading include Raj Rajaratnam, the founder of the $7-billion hedge fund Galleon Group, and two executives at California firms Intel and McKinsey & Co.
Hedge Fund Chief Is Charged With Fraud New York Times
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Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp. told a congressional committee studying its purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. that securities laws didn't require the company to disclose rising losses at the brokerage or discussions about ...
BofA Posts a Loss of $1 Billion, Discloses More on Merrill Deal Wall Street Journal
CNNMoney.com - 7 hours ago
Investors disappointed by the most recent quarterly financial reports send stocks lower Friday, but the week ends up a winner. By Alexandra Twin, CNNMoney.
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
Windows 7's Start menu is not too different from Vista's, unfortunately. A welcome change, however, is at the far right end of the taskbar.
PC World - - 8 hours ago
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Apple Expands In App Purchasing To Fight Piracy InformationWeek
PC World - - 17 hours ago
Google will launch an e-book store called Google Editions with a "don't be evil" twist. Unlike Google's biggest competitors, Amazon and Barnes & Noble, which rely heavily on restrictive DRM, Google's store will not be device-specific--allowing for ...
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Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago
"Where the Wild Things Are" is only the third feature film from helmer Spike Jonze. A darling of the critics, Jonze was lauded by many of them today for his decade-long commitment to bringing the beloved children's book by Maurice Sendak to the screen.
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New York Daily News - - 11 hours ago
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NEW YORK -- Game 2 of the American League Championship Series will be played, but the gloomy forecast suggests it might not be Saturday.
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Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Ethier's bases-loaded walk on 3-2 pitch in the eighth inning drives in the decisive run in a 2-1 victory that ties NLCS, 1-1, and gives Dodgers new life as series heads to Philadelphia.
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Some deliveries of swine flu vaccine will be delayed this month, in the latest complication for health officials in mounting a massive immunization campaign as the disease continues to spread.
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Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
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New York Times - Oct 13, 2009
On a recent evening at twilight, I was sitting on the grass in Regent's Park - one of London's most manicured public spaces - when I heard the fierce, melancholy sound of a lion's roar.
Yahoo! Tech - Oct 13, 2009
Remember Compaq? Hewlett-Packard acquired the venerable computer company way back in 2002, but it's kept the name alive as a secondary brand ever since, mainly relegating Compaq to overseas markets (Compaq is particularly popular in Asia) and as ...
Ars Technica - - Oct 13, 2009
Dungeons and Dragons Online is enjoying a second life in terms of player count and buzz, all thanks to a new business strategy: giving the game away.
Salon - - Oct 13, 2009
I am amazed at the easy pass you still give the Obama administration. You continue to excuse his blunders and misses as the result of a lack of experience and bad advisors.
CBSSports.com - - Oct 13, 2009
Wide receivers are going to be popular on the waiver wire this week, and for good reason. After some of the performances we saw in Week 5, there should be some great options available.