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Miley Cyrus Stuns Crowd At VMAs

Monday, August 26, 2013

Miley Cyrus gave an eye-popping performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. Cyrus twerked and gyrated, stripped and swayed. She sang, too.

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Orders For Long-Lasting U.S. Factory Goods Plunge

Monday, August 26, 2013

Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell sharply last month, as demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.

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Jury: Life In Prison For Afghanistan Massacre

Friday, August 23, 2013

A military jury has sentenced a U.S. soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians last year to life in prison without a chance of parole. Staff Sgt. Robert Bales who pleaded guilty in June.

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Feds Running Out Of Wildfire Money

Friday, August 23, 2013

Running out of money to fight wildfires at the peak of the season, the U.S. Forest Service is diverting $600 million from timber, recreation and other areas to fill the gap.

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Microsoft Says CEO Ballmer To Retire In 12 Months

Friday, August 23, 2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months. Microsoft did not name a successor.

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Fort Hood Gunman Found Guilty On All Counts

Friday, August 23, 2013

A jury of military officers has convicted Army Maj. Nidal Hasan of premeditated murder for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood that killed 13 people and wounded more than 30.

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Glitch Halts Trading on Nasdaq

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Trading in the Nasdaq, a major stock exchange dominated by the biggest names in technology, was halted shortly after midday Thursday due to a technical glitch. Full trading was set to resume later Thursday.

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France Discusses Using Force In Syria

Thursday, August 22, 2013

France's foreign minister is raising the possibility of the use of force in Syria if it's proven that Bashir Assad's regime used chemical weapons.

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Trading Resumes On Nasdaq After 3-Hour Outage

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Trading has resumed on Nasdaq following three-hour outage caused by a technical glitch. The glitch was the latest incident to raise questions about the dangers of trading via machine.

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Bradley Manning Sentenced To 35 Years

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

A military judge has sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for giving a trove of military and diplomatic secrets to the website WikiLeaks.

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Facebook Partnership Aimed At Global Internet Access

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Facebook wants to get more of the world's more than 7 billion people - all of them, actually - online through a partnership with some of the world's largest mobile technology companies.

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Egypt Court Orders Release Of Mubarak

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

An Egyptian court is ordering the release of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, but it is not yet clear if the ailing ex-leader will walk free after over two years in detention, officials said.

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Cairo Offices Stormed As Death Toll Rises

Thursday, August 15, 2013

President Obama has canceled joint military exercises with Egypt, after more than 550 people were killed in clashes between police and supporters of the country's ousted president.

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U.S. Files Lawsuit To Block Airline Merger

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Justice Department and a number of U.S. state attorneys general are challenging the proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines' parent company.

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Pro-Morsi Protestors In Limbo In Egypt

Monday, August 12, 2013

An Egyptian security official says authorities have postponed a move to disperse two sit-ins by supporters of the country's ousted president to "avoid bloodshed."

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'Whitey' Bulger Guilty Of 11 Killings

Monday, August 12, 2013

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been convicted in a string of 11 killings and other underworld crimes. The 83-year-old Bulger faces life in prison.

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President Obama Cancels Meeting With Putin

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

In a diplomatic rebuke of Russia's harboring of NSA leaker Edward Snowden, President Obama has canceled his meeting next month with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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In New Campaign Video, Weiner Vows to Stay in the Race

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner has released a new campaign video saying he won't quit the race.

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Bradley Manning Convicted of 5 Espionage Counts - But Not Aiding the Enemy

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

US Army Pfc Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy for giving classified secrets to WikiLeaks.

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Bradley Manning Acquitted Of Aiding The Enemy

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Army private Bradley Manning has been acquitted of the most serious charge against him -- aiding the enemy -- but he still faces up to 136 years in prison.

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