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PHILADELPHIA -- A little more than eight months ago, when the Phillies gathered for Spring Training in Florida, they talked about creating something special in Philadelphia.
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Schools all over Pakistan were shut down Wednesday, a day after two suicide attackers struck an Islamic university here in the capital, setting off a wave of shock and panic across the country.
Two soldiers killed in Pakistan BBC News
Missile strike could complicate Pakistan battle The Associated Press
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Responding to Republican pressure, Gov. Jon Corzine yesterday released records from his charitable foundation that provided details on more than $3 million donations made to a wide range of causes last year.
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VIENNA -- Iran edged toward a landmark agreement with the US and other powers that would curb its nuclear program, but it remained unclear whether Tehran's leadership would give the deal its final blessing.
US, Iran move closer to nuclear deal Los Angeles Times
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WASHINGTON - Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday night accused the White House of dithering over the strategy for the war in Afghanistan and urged President Barack Obama to "do what it takes to win.
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The measure to overturn a scheduled 21% reduction in doctors' fees is blocked by a mixture of Republicans and centrist Democrats who objected that its $250-billion cost over 10 years was not offset.
Democrats Lose Big Test Vote on Health Legislation New York Times
Vote on Medicare Payment Cuts Divides Democrats Wall Street Journal
USA Today - - 1 hour ago
Tarek Mehanna, charged Wednesday with conspiracy to provide support to terrorists, embarked on a persistent yet hapless quest over seven years to join a global jihad against the US, according to court documents.
US citizen arrested on terror charges Austin American-Statesman
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NEW YORK -- The Obama administration plans to order companies that have received exceptionally large amounts of bailout money from the government to slash compensation for their highest-paid executives by about ...
A New Challenge for 2 Ailing Banks New York Times
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Forbes - - 35 minutes ago
BEIJING, Oct 22 (Reuters) - China's annual GDP growth accelerated to 8.9 percent in the third quarter from 7.9 percent in the second quarter as all sectors of the economy, apart from exports, performed strongly.
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Stocks tumbled into the red in the final hour of trading after banking analyst Dick Bove cut his investment rating on Wells Fargo to "sell" from "hold.
Wells Fargo reports record profit; stock falls San Francisco Chronicle
Bank earnings depict industry of haves, have nots The Associated Press
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp and Google Inc secured separate agreements to access real-time content from Web phenomenon Twitter, intensifying their battle for a search market that Google dominates.
2 Deals Hint at Revenue for Twitter New York Times
Google:Facebook,Twitter Deal With Microsoft Is Smart Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 39 minutes ago
This is the week when Microsoft finally starts selling Windows 7, its much-improved successor to the disappointing Vista version of Windows.
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Windows 7 might do a number on Apple San Francisco Chronicle
People Magazine - - 2 hours ago
A paparazzi photographer following Michael Jackson's children got into an accident Wednesday with one of the family's vehicles in Los Angeles, according to police.
Paparazzo Gets Into Accident With Jackson Family Vehicle Seattle Post Intelligencer
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Google's new music service, slated for launch on Wednesday, October 28, is creating a buzz with intense speculation surrounding the nature of the product.
The Internet: a place to pay for music? Los Angeles Times
Facebook to allow 10-cent Web song gifts from Lala The Associated Press
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FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Police have released a 911 call they received from a Colorado couple who told authorities they believed their 6-year-old son had floated away in a giant helium balloon.
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New York Times - 1 hour ago
By AP First Period--1, Minnesota, Burns 1 (Koivu, Zidlicky), 3:44 (pp). Penalties--Galiardi, Col (holding stick), 2:28; Zanon, Min (tripping), 7:04; Colorado bench, served by Tucker (too many men), 9:20; Foote, Col (interference), 11:49; Colorado bench ...
Koivu, Wild beat Avalanche 3-2 in shootout The Associated Press
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FOXSports.com - - 1 hour ago
Bob Klapisch covers baseball for The Record in New Jersey and worked at the New York Post and New York Daily News. The author of five books, he was recently voted a top-five columnist in the country by the Associated Press Sports ...
Yankees on verge of Series berth USA Today
AJ Burnett is having fun with the Yankees Los Angeles Times
ESPN - - 29 minutes ago
CHICAGO -- Not only did the Hawks lose the game against Vancouver on Wednesday, they may have lost two of their stars in the process.
Samuelsson's late goal lifts Canucks at Chicago The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - 34 minutes ago
More than half of recent hospitalizations for H1N1 influenza involved people younger than 25, and almost a quarter of fatalities were in that age group, according to the CDC.
Seasonal flu shots delayed for some clinics Albany Times Union
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Democrats in the US Congress moved on Wednesday to repeal the health insurance industry's exemption from antitrust laws, cranking up the pressure in a growing battle over President ...
'Repent' over health care lapses, pastors say Houston Chronicle
U.S. News & World Report - - 7 hours ago
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The American Cancer Society says it is not currently rethinking its stance on cancer screening, as was widely reported Wednesday.
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New York Times - - Oct 16, 2009
HALFWAY through the first episode of the new MTV reality show “Gone Too Far,” the star, Adam Goldstein, better known as DJ AM, is shown speaking to a heroin addict named Amy, a 23-year-old from Philadelphia he is trying to persuade to ...
Wired News - - Oct 16, 2009
YouTube may pay less to be online than you do, a new report on internet connectivity suggests, calling into question a recent analysis arguing Google's popular video service is bleeding money and demonstrating how the internet has ...
msnbc.com - - Oct 15, 2009
That's a message more Americans could hear if the health care reform bills passed by the Senate Finance and Health committees become law.
New York Times - - Oct 16, 2009
Here is an example of how Padgett Powell's mind works. His friend Michael Costello, a Vietnam vet, once told him a funny story about a bar fight Costello got into, in 1967, while he was in infantry training.
Gizmodo.com - Oct 16, 2009
Lite apps are dead! The App Store is diseased! But seriously, enough with the eulogies: here are the best new apps this week, in no particular order.