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September 16 2011

03:31
Moody returns to captain England
Moody sustained knee ligament damage during a warm-up international against Wales last month. Lewis Moody has been passed fit to captain a revamped England against Georgia in the World Cup on Sunday. The Bath flanker, who missed England's opening win...
Source: BBC News
03:24
Virginia Panel Tightens Abortion Clinic Rules
WASHINGTON — The Virginia Board of Health on Thursday approved a set of regulations for abortion clinics that abortion rights advocates say could result in the closing of a number of the state’s more than 20 clinics. Supporters of the measures say they...
Source: The New York Times
03:10
Lewis Brown, Faded Basketball Prodigy, Dies Homeless
Throughout the day, people who had known Mr. Brown, 56, from the neighborhood, where he would wash windows and talk about his lost basketball past in Compton and at the University of Nevada , Las Vegas, stopped as they learned of his death. Tony...
Source: The New York Times
02:44
Market Risks Are Seen in Energy Innovations
WASHINGTON — The same market forces that doomed Solyndra , the solar cell manufacturer that received $528 million in government loans and then went bankrupt , could imperil other manufacturing ventures that have received loan guarantees from the Energy D
Source: The New York Times
01:47
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Set to Open in Kansas City
Steve Hebert for The New York Times The Brandmeyer Great Hall at the center. Steve Hebert for The New York Times The grand opening for the center is set for Sept. 16. Steve Hebert for The New York Times Donna Thomason is putting on an event in the new...
Source: The New York Times
01:39
Hacked photos of actress prompt warning for smartphone users
Nearly nude photos of actress Scarlett Johansson posted online this week prompted security specialists to warn that hackers can steal cellphone pictures over the Internet. The theft of the pictures, apparently from the actress’ own smartphone, is the...
Source: Washington Times
01:09
Asian shares up on five-bank move
Peter Cardillo of Rockwell Global Capital said the move by central banks hoped to "convince the market that the euro is here to stay, euro land is not going to disintegrate and Greece is probably going to avoid a default". Following the news of the...
Source: BBC News
00:52
Planet with double sunset found
15 September 2011 Last updated at 20:52 ET An artist's conception of Kepler-16b A planet orbiting two suns - the first confirmed alien world of its kind - has been found by Nasa's Kepler telescope, the US space agency announced. It may resemble the...
Source: BBC News
00:49
Senate panel keeps budget boosts for SEC, CFTC
"In my view the CFTC has failed to prioritize its rulemaking under Dodd-Frank, proposing unnecessary discretionary rulemaking that is not required by the act and will increase the staffing and funding demands," said Jerry Moran, the top Republican on...
Source: Reuters
00:47
Suit Accuses Baltimore Institute of Exposing Children to Lead
A class-action lawsuit was filed Thursday against a prominent Baltimore medical institute, accusing it of knowingly exposing black children as young as a year old to lead poisoning in the 1990s as part of a study exploring the hazards of lead paint. ...
Source: The New York Times
00:23
Sarkozy, Cameron hailed in Libya as forces enter Sirte
Hajja, a 70-year-old swathed in the rebel tricolour, watched the two leaders with a rapture they rarely experience at home: "If we could give them anything, we would -- our lives, our souls ... But for them, we would be history." In Tripoli, Libyan...
Source: Reuters

September 15 2011

23:16

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) speaks during a press conference, alongside NTC President Abdel Jalid (2nd L), NTC Prime Minister Mahmud Jibril (2nd R) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R), during their visit to Libya, on September 15,...
23:15

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L), NTC President Abdel Jalid (2nd L), NTC Prime Minister Mahmud Jibril (2nd R) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) attend a meeting during their visit to Libya, on September 15, 2011, in Tripoli. Prime...

September 14 2011

13:49
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Here's the latest news for Wednesday September 14th: Gulf oil spill report due out today; Republican wins Anthony Weiner's old seat; Elizabeth Warren jumps in to Mass. senate race; New video of intense firefight in Kabul.
08:56

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Afghan medics carry the dead body of one of the six Taliban militants who was killed during a gun battle with Afghan and NATO forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011. The 20-hour insurgent attack in the heart of Kabul ended Wednesday...
08:56

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Former rebel fighters rest in their vehicle at a checkpoint in Wadi Dinar, near the frontline of Bani Walid, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Libyan fighters are signing up for a final assault on one of the last remaining bastions of Moammar Gadhafi. ...
07:33

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An Afghan security personnel stands at the site where Taliban fighters launched a coordinated attack in Kabul, on September 14, 2011. A coordinated Taliban assault on the Afghan capital was quelled on September 14 after raging for 19 hours in a hail of...
07:32

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Suresh Kumar (L), Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Promotion and Director General of the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service at the U.S. Department of Commerce, meets with Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou at the Presidential Office in Taipei,...
07:20

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A NATO helicopter flies over the building from where Taliban fighters attacked the most heavily protected part of Kabul on September 14, 2011. A coordinated Taliban assault on the Afghan capital was quelled on September 14 after raging for 19 hours in a...
07:20

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NATO and Afghan troops attend to casualties during a battle with Taliban insurgents who took over a building near the U.S. embassy in Kabul September 14, 2011. An assault by Taliban insurgents on the heart of Kabul's diplomatic and military enclave has...
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