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Monday, August 31, 2009

Mexican state placed on hurricane alert: Mexico placed the state of Baja California on high alert Monday as Hurr.. http://buzzup.com/bh6a
Brazil to boost state control of offshore oil: Brazil is to boost state control of vast, recently discovered off.. http://buzzup.com/bh67
Disney to buy comic book powerhouse Marvel for $4B: The Walt Disney Co. is buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for .. http://buzzup.com/bh65

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Ibaraki Gov. Hashimoto set to win 5th term+: (Kyodo) _ Ibaraki Gov. Masaru Hashimoto is heading for a fifth term.. http://buzzup.com/begm
3RD LD: Warnings issued as Typhoon Krovanh nears Tokyo+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING) Typhoon Krovanh is expected t.. http://buzzup.com/begl
LEAD: Voter frustration led to DPJ’s projected landslide victory: Hatoyama+: TOKYO, Aug. 31 (Kyodo) _ (EDS.. http://buzzup.com/begk

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Patrick Kennedy cherishes his caring, soothing dad: Patrick J. Kennedy talked lovingly of serving in Congress wi.. http://buzzup.com/bc4f
Italy sees boom in quaint stone dwellings: Whether they serve as the quaint setting for a Japanese wedding or pr.. http://buzzup.com/bc4d
Obama: Kennedy was ’soul of the Democratic Party’: President Barack Obama has saluted Sen. Edward Ke.. http://buzzup.com/bc4e

Friday, August 28, 2009

China comes to Canary Wharf company’s rescue: China?s state sovereign wealth fund has bailed out the heavi.. http://buzzup.com/bava
Political luminaries pay tribute to Kennedy: In death as in life, Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy on Friday br.. http://buzzup.com/bav9
2ND LD: Ship with N. Korean arms bound for Iran seized: diplomat+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: ADDING DETAILS) The United Ar.. http://buzzup.com/bav8

Thursday, August 27, 2009

2ND LD: Japan consumer prices mark another record fall amid deflation fears+: TOKYO, Aug. 28 (Kyodo) _ (EDS: ADD.. http://buzzup.com/b7pk
Pacific Ocean garbage patch worries researchers: A tawny stuffed puppy bobs in cold sea water, his four stiff le.. http://buzzup.com/b7pj
Tokyo stocks rebound on Wall Street gains, eyes on yen, election+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: TO BE LED) Tokyo stocks rose .. http://buzzup.com/b7pi
Mourners gather in Mass. for Kennedy memorial: Mourners gathered Thursday at both ends of a 70-mile route that w.. http://buzzup.com/b66t
Police say slain pastor’s body ’staged’ in church: Authorities say the body of a pastor killed.. http://buzzup.com/b66r
AP NewsAlert: Authorities say slain Okla. pastor’s body was ’staged,’ or moved into an unnatur.. http://buzzup.com/b66q

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Dollar falls into upper 93 yen range in Tokyo on sluggish stocks+: (Kyodo) _ The U.S. dollar fell into the upper.. http://buzzup.com/b4u9
Tribune bondholders seek to probe sale to Zell: Bondholders of newspaper and television station owner Tribune Co.. http://buzzup.com/b4u8
Japan cautious about expanding G-8 to G-14+: (Kyodo) _ Japan was cautious on Thursday about a French proposal to.. http://buzzup.com/b4u7
ADVISORY – Start of KWS news cycle for Aug. 27+: (Kyodo) _ Kyodo World Service now begins the news cycle f.. http://buzzup.com/b44i
Nissan, Chrysler to end OEM accord+: (Kyodo) _ Nissan Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC have decided to end an accord t.. http://buzzup.com/b44h
Kennedy tributes pour in from Democrats _ and GOP: President Barack Obama marked Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s .. http://buzzup.com/b44g
Obama calls Sen. Kennedy ‘extraordinary leader’: President Barack Obama has praised Sen. Edward Kenn.. http://buzzup.com/b2yb
“Sen. Ted Kennedy Dead At 77″ and related posts: Joe. My. God.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

“Live at the Sony Daily Edition eReader announcement” and related posts: CrunchGear You've been.. http://buzzup.com/b0qm
“Jackson Died from Lethal Levels of Propofol” and related posts: Celebrity Gossip | Entertainme.. http://buzzup.com/b0qj
“President Barack Obama took a break from his Martha’s Vineyard vacation today to offer Federal Rese.. http://buzzup.com/b0qg

Monday, August 24, 2009

LEAD: Obama to name Bernanke as Fed chief for 2nd term: U.S. media+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: ADDING INFO) U.S. President..
LEAD: Yosano concerned at prospect of DPJ landslide victory+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: ADDING DETAILS) Finance Minister K..
“Snow Leopard Has Arrived, Shipping August 28th” and related posts: Mashable!
Apple store disappeare..
“Nokia Booklet 3G Netbook” and related posts: Geeky-Gadgets The Nokia Booklet 3G comes with an Intel..

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Weather improving for Tuesday space shuttle launch: The weather is looking even more promising for Tuesday’..
Outbursts disrupt Baghdad bank robbery trial: Five members of Iraq’s security forces charged in a deadly b..
Tarantino, Pitt’s ‘Basterds’ earns glorious $37.6M: Brad Pitt and Quentin Tarantino have lande..
Naturalist Newsletter: Aug 23/ Great Blue Heron: JIM CONRAD’S NATURALIST NEWSLETTERIssued from the Siskiyo..

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Why the Gang of Six is deciding healthcare for 300 million of us: Six senators representing 3 percent of the pop..
Here comes the recession bride: My fiancĂ© and I couldn’t wait to get married. Then I got laid off, and we ..
3RD LD: N. Korea envoys deliver Kim Jong message to S. Korea president+: SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDADING..
“ELCA eliminates ban on openly gay and lesbian clergy” and related posts: Minnesota Independent: New..
“Libyan Leader Gaddafi Praises Brown for Lockerbie Terrorist’s Release” and related posts: Gat..
“Game 122: Yankees at Red Sox” and related posts: The LoHud Yankees Blog STATE OF THE 'STRIPES:..
“Android and VoIP applications” and related posts: Google Public Policy Blog I wanted to briefly set..
“The “terminally ill” Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, walks off the plane to a he..
“ELCA Assembly Opens Ministry to Partnered Gay and Lesbian Lutherans” and related posts: Faithful Pr..

Friday, August 21, 2009

“Cibrian Takes LeAnn for Another Spin” and related posts: Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News..
“World of Warcraft: Cataclysm announced” and related posts: WoW.com World of Warcraft: Cataclysm has..
“Lockerbie bomber gets hero’s welcome in Libya” and related posts: Jihad Watch GREENOCK, Scotl..

Thursday, August 20, 2009

“Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, Lockerbie Bomber, Freed By Scotland On Compassionate Grounds” and related p..
“South African runner Caster Semanya to undergo “gender testing”” and related posts: The Inquisitr
“Kennedy wants law changed in Massachusetts … again” and related posts: Hot Air » Top Picks During t..

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

“Caster Semenya’s sex in doubt, as reports of sex testing and potential disqualification surfaceR..
“White House may ditch Republicans after all on health care reform” and related posts: Crooks and Li..
“PlayStation 3 Slim unboxing and hands-on!” and related posts: Engadget Yes, we can hardly believe i..
“Brett Favre Announces Comeback With Vikings; Is Now Officially The Heidi & Spencer Of Sports Gossip”..
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Green shoots of recovery: dshole has added a photo to the pool:

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AP NewsAlert: Columnist Robert Novak, who was a central figure in the Valerie Plame CIA leak case, has died.
Political columnist Robert Novak dies at 78: The Chicago Sun-Times says columnist Robert Novak, who was a centra..
“Is Health Reform Worth Passing Without the Public Option?” and related posts: Lean Left So the publ..

Monday, August 17, 2009

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

“YE Yang PGA Championship WINNER (PHOTOS)” and related posts: Bitten and Bound Yong-Eun Yang or YE Y..
“Obama Public Option Health Care May Be Dropped; Obama May Abandon Public Option” and related posts:..
“WATCH Berlin 2009: Usain Bolt Shatters 100M World Record” and related posts: Rod 2.0:Beta Jamaican ..
“VIDEO: HHS Secretary Sebelius Says Public Option Not Essential” and related posts: The Political Ca..
“Atlantic Tropical storms Ana, Bill form – hurricane expected near Florida” and related posts:..
“Usain Bolt Obliterates Own 100m Record (Video)” and related posts: SPORTSbyBROOKS No disrespect to ..
3 Tropical Storms, Claudette Headed To AL And MS On Monday:
Tropical Storm Claudette, the third of the Atlantic..
“Tropical Storm Ana Strengthening – Heading for Florida” and related posts: The Inquisitr Trop..
“Hamas hits Qaeda allies in Gaza, over 20 dead” and related posts: Stabroek News RAFAH, Gaza Strip (..
“Indian actor says he was detained at Newark Airport” and related posts: The CNN Wire
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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Here Comes Hurricane Bill:
The first two named tropical storms of the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season, Ana and B..
“Bank Failure #74: Down Goes Colonial” and related posts: Calculated Risk by Soylent Green is People..
“Islam at War: NATO Headquarters Bombed in Afghanistan, 7 Dead, 91 wounded” and related posts: Atlas..
Gun law complaints trail Obama during park tours: Family in tow for a tour of national treasures far from Washin..
Finland says ransom demanded for missing ship: A ransom demand has been received for the return of a Russian-man..
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“Michael Vick Philadelphia Eagles Press Conference Live on Twitter” and related posts: FanHouse by M..
SKorea’s Lee renews aid offer to NKorea: South Korea’s president renewed his offer of aid Saturday f..
19 dead, 20 injured in Mexico prison fight: A fight among inmates Friday at a prison in northern Mexico killed 1..

Friday, August 14, 2009

LEAD: Return rush from abroad peaks at Narita+: (Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING WITH RETURN RUSH ELSEWHERE) The rush of..
Colonial BancGroup, Pennsylvania thrift shut down: Regulators on Friday shut down Colonial BancGroup Inc., a big..
New Browser To Incorporate Facebook: Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen is busy making dozens of small bet..
Do as I Say, Not as I Do: Three weeks after taking a one-third stake in Citigroup’s, the government still ..
Some Rain in the I.P.O. Desert: It was the busiest week for United States I.P.O.’s so far in 2009, but tha..
“Michael Phelps Involved In Car Accident” and related posts: Oh No They Didn't!
The accident..
“Vick Signs With Eagles: NFL Players Tweet Reactions” and related posts: Mashable!
News just broke t..

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Retail sales dip unexpectedly, jobless claims rise
(AP): AP - Retail sales disappointed in July and the number..
Foreclosures rise 7 percent in July from June
(AP): AP - The number of U.S. households on the verge of losing ..
‘Death to Obama’ sign holder in Md. detained
(AP): AP - The Secret Service is investigating a man ..
Utah paper rejects same-sex wedding announcement
(AP): AP - A southern Utah newspaper has rejected a Californi..
Pitt laughs over New Orleans mayor T-shirt push
(AP): AP - Brad Pitt is laughing off the idea he should run fo..
Guitar legend Les Paul dies at age 94
(AP): AP - Les Paul, the guitarist and inventor who changed the course o..
Obama’s Cabinet secretaries tour rural Alaska
(AP): AP - On President Barack Obama's promise to pay atte..
1 killed, 1 injured in Detroit police chase
(AP): AP - Authorities say one person has died after a fiery crash..
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Obituaries in the news
(AP): AP - Margaret Bush Wilson
Unity goal as modern South marks Civil War’s 150th
(AP): AP - To mark the Civil War's centennial 50 year.. http://buzzup.com/ak6e
Wis. cold-case suspect led life of crime
(AP): AP - Edward Wayne Edwards' days of hitchhiking across the count.. http://buzzup.com/ajz9
Thousands expected for Eunice Kennedy Shriver wake
(AP): AP - Thousands are expected to attend the public wake.. http://buzzup.com/ajzb
Jam-packed crowds press Grassley on health care
(AP): AP - Sen. Charles Grassley, a Republican who is a key ba.. http://buzzup.com/ajka

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Ex-Clinton aide named in prison smuggling case
(AP): AP - A former top aide to Bill Clinton when he was Arkans.. http://buzzup.com/aj2h
Georgia man convicted of aiding terror groups
(AP): AP - A 23-year-old Georgia man was convicted Wednesday of .. http://buzzup.com/aiz8
Admitted affair sullies coach Pitino’s reputation
(AP): AP - In a state where basketball is king, Rick P.. http://buzzup.com/ail9
AP Exclusive: Killer says he wants to make amends
(AP): AP - Death row inmate Chadrick Fulks insists he wants .. http://buzzup.com/aila
Gulf Of Mexico Could See Tropical Weather Soon: The Gulf of Mexico has two potential opportunities to see tropic.. http://buzzup.com/aign
AP Exclusive: Killer says he wants to make amends
(AP): AP - Death row inmate Chadrick Fulks insists he wants .. http://buzzup.com/ai9f
Bodies of Italians killed in air crash going home
(AP): AP - The remains of five Italian tourists killed in th.. http://buzzup.com/ahx1
Freed reporter: Spread word of others incarcerated
(AP): AP - One of the two TV reporters who were freed after.. http://buzzup.com/ahwz
3rd man pleads guilty in missing Somalis case
(AP): AP - A third man has pleaded guilty in a case involving Am.. http://buzzup.com/ahof
Dozens die in militant battle in NW Pakistan
(AP): AP - Fierce clashes between Taliban fighters and those loya.. http://buzzup.com/ahog
Specter: Health reform critics not representative
(AP): AP - Sen. Arlen Specter heard a fresh chorus of taunts.. http://buzzup.com/ahhc
Pitino scandal had roots in restaurant tryst
(AP): AP - The woman accused of trying to extort Louisville men's.. http://buzzup.com/ahha
Chevrolet Volt should get 230 mpg in city, GM says: The mileage for the electric-gas plug-in hybrid, due out nex.. http://buzzup.com/ah8j

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Slain couple had second safe with $164,000
(AP): AP - The suspects who robbed and killed a Florida couple in J.. http://buzzup.com/adt3
Chevy Announces 230 MPG Car:
General Motors Corp. said Tuesday its Chevrolet Volt rechargeable electric car sho.. http://buzzup.com/aceu

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Apple Tablet PC Could Take In $1.2 Billion: Piper Jaffray senior analyst Gene Munster estimates that Apple could.. http://buzzup.com/a19c

Friday, August 07, 2009

Salmonella outbreak strikes 21, prompts beef recall:
At least 21 people in Colorado and 10 other U.S. st.. http://buzzup.com/9zov

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Samsung and Sprint unveil eco-friendly cellphone:

Sprint and Samsung teamed up Thursday to announce the eco-fr.. http://buzzup.com/9xup

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Cordell Jackson Videos:
Two rare videos of  rockabilly legend Cordell Jackson who first found fame after w.. http://buzzup.com/9rvb

Saturday, August 01, 2009

LaGuardia terminal evacuated in NYC, 1 in custody
(AP): AP - Authorities say a main terminal of LaGuardia Airp.. http://buzzup.com/9g10
Popularity, Web snafus nearly broke ‘clunkers’
(AP): AP - This was one government stimulus plan th.. http://buzzup.com/9frl
Angels lower the boom on Twins, 11-5: Angels show Minnesota why they were baseball's highest-scoring team in Jul.. http://buzzup.com/9flz
Kentucky man charged in ‘80 slaying of Wis. couple
(AP): AP - For almost 30 years, no one knew who kille.. http://buzzup.com/9ffp
Ala. county prepares for government shutdown
(AP): AP - As a government shutdown loomed, residents of Alabama'.. http://buzzup.com/9fdp
Astronauts return from space to sushi overload
(AP): AP - Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts ret.. http://buzzup.com/9fbn