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Obama's fury at Baghdad bloodbath

BBC News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
US President Barack Obama has led international condemnation of Sunday's double suicide bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 132 people.
Deadly Blasts Rock Baghdad Wall Street Journal

Time to accept a nuclear Iran

PRESS TV - Anoush Maleki - ‎4 hours ago‎
President George W. Bush, backed by a well-known neo-con crew as well as the gang in Tel Aviv, did all he could to formulate his war-loving foreign policy to force his successor manage a third military conflict in the Middle East.

Senate Democrats close in on health reform votes

Reuters - Donna Smith - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leaders are close to securing enough votes to advance a sweeping healthcare reform backed by President Barack Obama, a top Senate Democrat said on Sunday, adding that it likely would include a ...
Schumer: Public option close to 60 votes United Press International

Asian integration process an 'act of foresight': India

Hindu - Siddharth Varadarajan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hua Hin (Thailand): India used the occasion of the fourth East Asia Summit here on Sunday to wade into the debate on Asian integration, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calling for an Asian Regional Trade agreement as a pivotal step towards the ...

Officials say Karzai rival may choose to boycott runoff

Washington Post - Joshua Partlow, Pamela Constable - ‎3 hours ago‎
KABUL -- The challenger to President Hamid Karzai is considering boycotting the upcoming runoff if his demands are not met to remove the leaders of Afghanistan's election commission who he believes are biased ...

Pakistan captures Taliban mountain stronghold

AFP - ‎4 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistan's army fought more intense clashes Sunday with the Taliban as it followed up the capture of their leader's hometown by claiming control of one of the Islamists' mountain strongholds.

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A first! President Obama golfs with a woman!

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Another crack in the gender glass ceiling. And just nine months into his first term. President Barack Obama, for the first time in the White House, took a female along on his golfing outing today.

Chamber of Commerce alleges White House campaign of 'invectives'

Washington Post - Michael D. Shear - ‎3 hours ago‎
The chief lobbyist for the US Chamber of Commerce alleged Sunday that there is a White House campaign of "invectives" and "name calling" against his organization, and said the business group is eager to ignore the heated rhetoric.

Democrats brace for end of Virginia winning streak

MiamiHerald.com - Steven Thomma - ‎3 hours ago‎
PETERSBURG, Va. -- The Democrats' decade-long push into Virginia - a national bragging point they were moving into the once-solid Republican South - may be coming to an end.

Investor With Madoff Is Found Dead in His Pool

New York Times - Diana B. Henriques - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jeffry Picower, a prominent philanthropist and one of the largest investors in the vast Ponzi scheme run by Bernard L. Madoff, was found dead in the pool at his Palm Beach, Fla.

Capmark Seeks Chapter 11

Wall Street Journal - Mike Spector, Lingling Wei - ‎27 minutes ago‎
One of the nation's largest commercial-real-estate lenders filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware, the latest sign that problems in that market are far from over.

In defence of accused hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam

guardian.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
My coverage of Raj Rajaratnam, the Wall Street hedge fund manager accused of orchestrating a sophisticated insider trading ring with tipsters at firms such as IBM and Intel, has prompted an email from an acquaintance of the accused who says the Sri ...

How to Install Windows 7

PC Magazine - Michael Muchmore - ‎4 hours ago‎
Get Windows 7 up and running right away—whether you're doing a Custom install or just a simple upgrade. by Michael Muchmore So you've decided to take the Windows 7 plunge, having heard all the paeans to Redmond's latest operating system.

NASA Space Funding Reaches Critical Tipping Point

eWeek - Roy Mark - ‎6 hours ago‎
With the submission of the final findings of the US Human Space Flight Plans Committee, NASA and lawmakers determining the agency's budget face several critical questions but none so much as funding.

LawCrunch: Some (more) ideas on why Nokia sued Apple

CrunchGear (blog) - Jeremy Kessel - ‎3 hours ago‎
Disclaimer: Jeremy Kessel has a JD, but is still waiting for his (July 2009) California Bar Exam results. Thus, he is not (yet) a licensed attorney.

'Paranormal Activity' tops boxoffice

Hollywood Reporter - Carl DiOrio - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Carl diorio Paramount's micro-budgeted ghost story topped the domestic boxoffice with an estimated $22 million from its second weekend in wide release as Lionsgate's gore-filled sequel "Saw VI" settled for a tarnished silver medal in a disappointing ...

Some Try To Alleviate Balloon Boy Backlash

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Amnesiac Teen Identified in New York City

People Magazine - Nicole Weisensee Egan - ‎6 hours ago‎
Authorities have identified an amnesiac girl found two weeks ago wandering New York City's Times Square, but are not releasing her name, the New York Post reports.

Hamlin dominates at end to win at Martinsville

The Associated Press - Hank Kurz Jr - ‎52 minutes ago‎
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin turned a dominant car into a winner at Martinsville Speedway, passing Jimmie Johnson with 138 laps to go Sunday and holding off the Chase leader on a series of late restarts.

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. New England

Kansas City Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Sports Network Tom Brady threw for 308 yards and three touchdowns, and the New England Patriots pummeled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 35-7, in the third-ever NFL game at Wembley Stadium.

Los Angeles vs. New York

USA Today - ‎36 minutes ago‎
(Sports Network) - With clear skies in the forecast, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim try to force a seventh game in the American League Championship Series this evening when they once again try to stave off elimination against the New York Yankees, ...

Immunization efforts ramp up

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
Thousands of people lined up to get the H1N1 vaccine at clinics in Fairfax and the District. Many showed up for the vaccine, and the line stretched around the outside of the Fairfax Government Center.

Symposium on breast cancer educates

Jackson County Floridan - Mark Skinner - ‎1 hour ago‎
A large crowd turned out Thursday night for the sixth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium. The Breast Cancer Symposium hosted by Jackson Hospital, the Florida Department of Health and other partners drew hundreds of women to the Jackson County ag ...

H1N1 Is Still Spreading Globally

New York Times - Jackie Calmes, Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, allowing hospitals and local governments to speedily set up alternate sites for treatment and triage of any surge of ...

Uncovering the many myths and truths of the Wildcat offense

SI.com - Dave Hyde - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
Ricky Williams visited a video store recently and gave Madden '10 the ultimate test ride: He took the control and ran the Wildcat in the Dolphins' offense.

'Risky Business' Star Calls Tom Cruise 'Biggest Bore on the Face of the Earth'

PopEater - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
Bronson Pinchot is most famous for his portrayal of goofy foreigner Balki Bartokomous on 'Perfect Strangers,' but the actor made his film debut in 'Risky Business.

A Few Cookies a Day to Keep the Pounds Away?

New York Times - Abby Ellin - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
Just ask Christina Kane, who has tried everything from the grapefruit diet to Atkins, with no success. Then she heard about Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet, which involves eating six prepackaged cookies a day, plus one 'real' meal - say, ...

Arizona Sweat Lodge Survivor Recounts Horrific Ordeal

FOXNews - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
AP FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A woman who took part in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony tells The Associated Press that the spiritual guru who led the event pushed participants too far in what was supposed to be a life-expanding experience that culminated with ...

Police: Others May Have Seen Naked Man

MyFox Washington DC - Will Thomas - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
SPRINGFILED, Va. - A debate continues in Northern Virginia that is bringing the issue of civil liberties to the national stage. A 29-year-old Springfield man says he was making coffee in the nude was arrested after a neighbor saw ...