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A decision by the Iranian authorities to put a British Embassy worker on trial in Tehran has been condemned as an "outrage" by the Foreign Office.
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Iran tries UK and French embassy staff Washington Post
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ORLANDO, Fla. - Republican Senator Mel Martinez of Florida said yesterday that he will step down from the Senate before his term ends, adding intrigue over who will fill the seat.
Florida's Sen. Martinez quits — leaving it up to Crist, who wants ... Detroit Free Press
Florida Sen. Mel Martinez to resign Chicago Tribune
Boston Globe - 4 hours ago
“Today, we're pointed in the right direction,'' President Obama said yesterday at the White House. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press) WASHINGTON - President Obama, armed with welcome - and somewhat surprising - evidence of an economic recovery, ...
Obama Gets Some Good News on Economy, Terror Fight Washington Post
Fort Worth Star Telegram - - 6 hours ago
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New York Times - - 4 hours ago
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What Do Unemployment Figures Mean? Washington Post
Washington Post - - 9 hours ago
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Dow and S&P at new '09 highs CNNMoney.com
US Stocks Rise, With American Express, AIG Strong Wall Street Journal
Washington Post - - 9 hours ago
American International Group, the insurance giant whose near-collapse threatened to bring down the financial system last year, on Friday reported its first quarterly profit since 2007, attributing the results to steadier performance in ...
AIG logs first quarterly profit since 2007 CNNMoney.com
AIG Posts 2Q Profit As Capital Losses Decline Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 8 hours ago
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Twitter Snag Tied to Attack on Georgian Blog Washington Post
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Apple Touchscreen 'iPad' ... InternetNews.com
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
Remembering the life of the writer-director behind '80s teen classics like "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
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Los Angeles Times - - 13 hours ago
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'GI Joe' leads elite team into movie oblivion Buffalo News
'GI Joe: The Rise of the Cobra': This snake is inane New York Daily News
People Magazine - 12 hours ago
For eight seasons Simon Cowell has had the pleasure of taunting, teasing and tickling Paula Abdul on American Idol. But for the first time on Friday, Cowell and fellow judges Kara DioGuardi and Randy Jackson plowed ahead without Abdul.
Randy, Kara both shocked by Paula's exit msnbc.com
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Rodriguez homer in 15th sinks Sox Boston Globe
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The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - 2 hours ago
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Harrington hangs onto Bridgestone lead The Associated Press
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Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama accused his critics on Saturday of resorting to "outlandish rumors" and "misleading information" aimed at derailing his efforts to overhaul the $2.5 trillion US healthcare system.
Obama uses jobs report to press health care reform The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - - 8 hours ago
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San Jose Mercury News - - 7 minutes ago
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New York Daily News - - 2 hours ago
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(CNN) -- Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of President Kennedy, is in critical but stable condition in a Massachusetts hospital with her family at her side, her family said Friday.
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