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U.S. Assures Fretful Britons: It’s Much Ado About Nothing

NYT - Politics News - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 01:20
The White House spokesman said British speculation of a troubled relationship between the British and American administrations was “silly and absurd.”

Nomura falls on share sale news

BBC News - Business - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 01:16
Shares in Japan's biggest brokerage fall sharply after it announces its second share sale of the year to raise up to $5.6bn.

Tim Russert's father -- 'Big Russ' -- dies at 85

CNN.com - Showbiz - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 01:01
Timothy Joseph Russert Sr., the father of the late Tim Russert of NBC's "Meet the Press," died from natural causes Thursday, according to his family. He was 85.

Obama Makes Gains at U.N. on Iran and Proliferation

NYT - Politics News - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 00:49
President Obama, in his first visit to the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, made progress on two key issues crucial to his foreign policy.

Phoenix Coyotes coach Wayne Gretzky steps down

ESPN - Sport News - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 00:47
Wayne Gretzky has stepped down as head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes.

Fed Reducing 2 Programs for Emergency Lending

NYT - Politics News - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 00:33
The central bank cited “continued improvements in financial market conditions” and the economy for the cutbacks.

Tigers boost Central gap as Verlander wins 17th

ESPN - Sport News - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 00:21
Justin Verlander pitched the Detroit Tigers closer to a division title and pushed the Cleveland Indians within one loss of matching a franchise record for futility with a 6-5 win on Thursday night.

Report: Danica Patrick re-signs with Andretti Green Racing in the IndyCar Series

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 23:46
Danica Patrick has signed a three-year contract to remain with Andretti Green Racing in the IndyCar Series, the Indianapolis Star reported on Thursday.

Acorn Sues Over Video as I.R.S. Severs Ties

NYT - Politics News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 21:45
The community organizing group stepped up efforts to defend its tainted reputation as yet another government agency sought to distance itself from the group.

Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings: Back injury 'not a big deal'

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 21:38
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says his back injury is "not a big deal," meaning he should play Sunday against San Francisco.

Notre Dame's Jimmy Clausen likely to play, Armando Allen iffy

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 21:38
Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen is expected to play this weekend against Purdue.

Quaid, wife arrested over hotel bill

CNN.com - Showbiz - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 20:36
Actor Randy Quaid and his wife, Evi, were arrested in Texas on Thursday. They're accused of skipping out on a $10,000 hotel bill, authorities said.

Kansas basketball players apologize for fighting

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 20:20
Kansas basketball players involved in fighting with Jayhawks football players apologized Thursday, saying they embarrassed themselves and the school.

Dallas Cowboys getting proof largest TVs are in Texas

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 20:18
The mammoth video boards at Cowboys Stadium are drawing attention from the Guinness World Records officials.

Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders fail to sell out games, will be blacked out on local TV Sunday

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 20:08
The Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders failed to sell all their tickets for Sunday's games, meaning there will be a TV blackout in some of their local markets.

Recession barely dents 'eco-debt'

BBC News - Business - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 19:56
The global recession has barely dented the trend to over consumption according to an independent think-tank.

Donovan McNabb unable to practice, unlikely to play

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 19:33
Donovan McNabb is still not able to practice and it appears unlikely he will play this week.

Intel looks to television future

BBC News - Technology - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 19:14
Intel, the world's biggest chip maker, says TV will soon be the key device for all entertainment and electronic commerce.

Bode Miller returning to U.S. team, skiing

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 19:01
Bode Miller is coming back to skiing.

Binghamton guard Emanuel Mayben arrested on drug charges

ESPN - Sport News - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 18:50
Binghamton University point guard Emanuel Mayben was arrested Wednesday night in Troy, N.Y., on felony charges of selling crack cocaine.

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