0 New ATF chief B. Todd Jones joins an agency shaken by guns scandal

' He is a former Marine who has twice served as the first African American U.S.
attorney in Minnesota. He's a movie buff who likes to show clips from films
during meetings to explain a point'

0 Tepco urges clarity on nuclear issues

' TOKYO — The president of Tokyo Electric Power Co. called on Japan's new
administration Thursday to establish clear safety standards that could clear the
way for Tepco and other power companies to restart their idled nuclear reactors.

0 US military marks first month with no troop deaths in Iraq war

' BAGHDAD — August marked the first month since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of
Iraq that no American forces have died, according to an Associated Press tally.
Figures compiled by the AP show that no American forces died in Iraq in August
either in combat or non-combat related situations, a significant achievement in
a conflict that has claimed the lives of 4,474 American service members since it
began. All American forces are supposed to leave Iraq by December of this year,
but U.S'

0 Colorado’s fresh brew

' DENVER "Beer," said Benjamin Franklin, who knew a thing or two about
pleasure, "is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." If
so, perhaps He wanted John Hickenlooper to be Colorado's governor.
Hickenlooper is a double rarity, the first brewer to become a governor (well, if
you don't count Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the amateur), and, in this
time of political dyspepsia, he is a happy man whose constituents seem
reasonably happy with him'

0 Historic city may stonewall Confederate flags

'A civil war will be fought in historic Lexington, Va., when the City Council
votes on a controversial ordinance that would ban display of Confederate ... '

0 Speaker Boehner to give speech on economy

'House Speaker John Boehner will deliver his own speech about the economy, a
week after President Obama addresses the nation about his jobs plan. ... '

0 Marine general touts 'real gains' in Afghanistan

'Marine Gen. John Allen, commander of the International Security and Assistance
Force, speaks about the war in Afghanistan. '

0 White House projects declining deficit in 2012

'Federal deficits and debt are declining, but economic growth is slowing and
unemployment will remain above 8% next year. '

0 GOP raffles gun in Rep. Giffords' district

'Republicans in Rep. '

0 Earthquake shifted nuclear storage casks up to 4 inches

'The magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Virginia caused 25 of 27 spent-fuel storage
casks at a nearby nuclear power plant to shift up to 4 inches. '

0 Gaddafi vows to continue fighting

' David Cameron today said he was "optimistic" about Libya's future as Colonel
Muammar Gaddafi issued a defiant warning to rebels that they faced a "long
battle". Related Stories Rebels 'catch Gaddafi minister' Rebels are 'closing in
on Gaddafi' Gaddafi vows to never surrender '

0 EDL planning 'static' London protest

' The English Defence League is still planning to demonstrate in the capital
this weekend despite the 30-day ban against marching. Related Stories Number of
workless households falls Revamped Blackpool tower reopens Council plea on
traveller evictions Resident holds protest against travellers Police staff set
for fresh strike '

0 Berlusconi blackmail suspect arrested

' Italian police arrested a businessman on charges of allegedly extorting money
from Premier Silvio Berlusconi to ensure the man's cooperation in a probe over
recruiting prostitutes to attend wild parties at Berlusconi's home. Related
Stories Prostitute 'tax metres' imposed in Germany Britons to be quizzed over
Norway massacre Prostitute 'tax meters' imposed in Germany 12 held after Ibiza
drugs swoop '

0 Uncensored WikiLeaks cables posted online

' Uncensored copies of WikiLeaks' massive tome of US State Department cables
circulated freely across the Internet, leaving a whole new batch of US sources
vulnerable to embarrassment and potential retribution. Related Stories Rescued
Chilean miners to retire early Heads roll after ATF debacle Woman, 90, savaged
by alligator Mexico volcano erupts Jamaican drug dealer Christopher Coke pleads
guilty to racketeering '

0 Williams continues fine form in World Match Race Tour

' Double world match racing champion Ian Williams moved a step closer to three
World Match Race Tour wins in a row by notching up seven wins from eight starts
in the fight for places in the knockout phase at St. '

0 Plymouth Argyle players considering strike action

' Several Plymouth players are considering going on strike having not received
their wages yet again. '

0 Darren Bent a major doubt for England

' Striker Darren Bent is a major doubt for England's Euro 2012 qualifier with
Bulgaria in Sofia tomorrow after he was again absent from training this
afternoon. Related Stories Carlos Tevez could have 'long-term' future at
Manchester City says agent Fulham sign Swedish striker Muamer Tankovic Harry
Redknapp urges Luka Modric to focus on Tottenham Damien Comolli praises 'brave'
Liverpool owners Owen Hargreaves admits he must get back 'in the rhythm' '

0 Omar Shahid: Growing up as a young Muslim

' Related Stories Letter from Simon Kelner: Carnival hero could be a champion
for M&S '

0 Mother who left four-year old home alone to be questioned

' The mother of a four-year-old girl left home alone was questioned by police
under caution today after she returned to Britain. Related Stories Murder hunt
police name gun victim Mother denies trying to incite riot Mother who left
four-year old home alone to be questioned Pc guilty of kicking arrested man PM
accused over police riot costs '

0 12 held after Ibiza drugs swoop

' Nine Britons and three Irishmen are being held in Ibiza as part of a major
police swoop against drug traffickers on the party island. '

0 One in 25 business leaders may be a psychopath, study finds

' Psychopaths use charm and manipulation to achieve success in the workplace,
according to a US study One out of every 25 business leaders could be
psychopathic, a study claims. The study, conducted by the New York psychologist
Paul Babiak, suggests that they disguise the condition by hiding behind their
high status, playing up their charm and by manipulating others. Favourable
environmental factors such as a happy childhood mean they can function in a
workplace rather than channelling their energies in more violent or destructive
ways. '

0 Sarkozy under pressure after Le Monde claims secret service spied on journalist

' Phone records of reporter covering Bettencourt affair were intercepted, judge
tells paper Nicolas Sarkozy is under pressure over yet another twist in the
Bettencourt affair after Le Monde newspaper said it had proof that the French
secret services had spied on one of its journalists to uncover his sources. '

0 Tobacco firm demands university's research on children and smoking

' Stirling University fighting attempt by Philip Morris to gain access to
research under freedom of information laws Stirling University is fighting
attempts by one of the world's largest tobacco companies to gain detailed access
to its research into the smoking habits and attitudes of teenagers. Philip
Morris International, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, wants the university's
centre for tobacco control research to hand over its data on thousands of
children who are smokers. The detail reveals their attitudes to smoking and
reactions to packaging and advertising'

0 Christopher 'Dudus' Coke tells US court: 'I'm pleading guilty because I am'

' Drug kingpin faces up to 23 years in prison after admitting in US court to
trafficking and violence A Jamaican drug smuggler who unleashed a small war in
Kingston last year in an attempt to avoid extradition to the US is facing more
than 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a New York court to trafficking
and violence. Christopher "Dudus" Coke, 42, who was once regarded by many
Jamaicans as the most powerful man in their country, admitted trafficking more
than three tonnes of marijuana and 30lb (14kg) of cocaine to the US, and to
ordering the stabbing of a marijuana dealer in New York. '

0 More Britons face questions over links to Utøya killer Anders Breivik

' Names emerged from interviews with Breivik and English anti-Muslim blogger
Paul Ray, say Norwegian police Norwegian police say they are to question several
British citizens in their search for potential accomplices of mass killer Anders
Behring Breivik. '

0 Abortion law reform plans criticised by women's groups

' Charities and health bodies call on equalities minister to intervene and
protect rights of women to get impartial advice A coalition of women's groups
has written to the equalities minister, Lynne Featherstone, urging her to
intervene in the row over backbenchers' attempts to reform abortion protocols.
They say the proposals could delay abortions and allow anti-abortion groups to
counsel women. '

0 Forced relocations for terror suspects allowed under emergency powers

' Home secretary to specify tighter restrictions under terrorism prevention and
investigation measures The government is planning emergency powers to forcibly
relocate terror suspects, months after pledging to scrap the existing measure.
Launching the terrorism prevention and investigation measures (Tpim) bill in
May, the Home Office said "relocation to another part of the country without
consent will be scrapped". But it has now brought back the powers, reserving
them for "exceptional circumstances". '

0 Muammar Gaddafi urges followers to turn Libya 'into a hell'

' A defiant Gaddafi denounced rebels as 'traitors', and said tribes loyal to him
would never surrender to 'collaborators' A defiant Muammar Gaddafi has issued
his latest apocalyptic statement, urging his surrounded followers to "keep
fighting" and promising to turn Libya "into a hell". In an audio statement aired
this afternoon by Syria's Arrai TV station, Gaddafi denounced the rebels as
"traitors", and said tribes loyal to him would never surrender to
"collaborators". '

0 NHLer Wade Belak hanged himself, source says

'Recently retired player hanged himself at downtown Toronto luxury hotel and
condo building, source tells AP '

0 Spud study shows potatoes lower blood pressure

'Eating purple potatoes tied to small but significant drops in blood pressure '

0 More jail time for U.S. man in Aruba case

'Gary Giordano ordered held at least 60 more days in disappearance of travel
companion Robyn Gardner'

0 Middlesex close in but Taylor shows fight

'It is understandable that Leicestershire haven't been entirely focussed since
their Twenty20 triumph on Saturday'

0 Gloucestershire proper in batting conditions

'Gloucestershire took advantage of perfect batting conditions to reach 278 for
two in reply to Glamorgan's 378 in the County Championship Division Two game at

0 Kent in control after Essex collapse

'Kent look set to wrap up a convincing County Championship win over Division Two
rivals Essex with a day to spare, but may yet pay the price for preparing a
below-par pitch for this end-of-season encounter at Canterbury'

0 Borthwick's maiden five-wicket haul leaves Durham in charge

'Scott Borthwick's maiden five-wicket haul revived Durham 's County Championship
title challenge at Hove and deepened Sussex 's relegation fears'

0 Chanderpaul keeps Warwickshire on track

'Another century by Shivnarine Chanderapaul further undermined Yorkshire's hold
on Division One status and edged Warwickshire closer to the County Championship
crown at Edgbaston'

0 Swann backs England to maintain drive

'On a sunny Manchester morning, out near Old Trafford, Graeme Swann arrived
wearing dark glasses after a celebratory evening on the town'

0 Pitch a challenge for inexperiened attack - Hafeez

'The biggest mystery of the day came from the Bulawayo pitch and Zimbabwe's
opener Vusi Sibanda said he was surprised that it didn't do much, while Mohammad
Hafeez said the challenge would benefit Pakistan's inexperienced bowlers'

0 Venus Williams Has Sjögren’s Syndrome: What is It?

' Venus Williams has pulled out of the U.S. Open , citing Sjögren’s
syndrome, a chronic â€" and treatable â€" autoimmune disease. Like
other autoimmune diseases, Sjögren’s strikes women more frequently than
it does men'

0 Shut out

'Beijing school closures hit migrant workers hard'

0 Futuregazing

'Should we obsess over doom and gloom?'

0 Back from hell

'British Council staff return to work after Kabul attack'

0 Booming Brazil

'The strong Brazilian economy attracts American immigrants'

0 AUDIO: Will Zimbabwe MPs get circumcised?

'To snip or not to snip? That is the question facing male cabinet ministers and
legislators in Zimbabwe after a proposal by the Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani

0 VIDEO: Libyan cash flown to Benghazi

'Nearly $230m worth of Libyan bank notes has been flown to the Libyan opposition
stronghold of Benghazi by the UK air force'

0 VIDEO: Yo William! Filipino Shakespearean rap

'Filipino theatre group use rap to reach students studying Shakespeare.'

0 Jessie J leads Mobo nominations

'Pop star Jessie J tops this year's Mobo shortlist with five nominations, while
soul singer Adele receives four.'

0 US manufacturing output 'slows'

'US manufacturing output slows to its lowest rate of growth in two years in
August, according to the Institute for Supply Management.'

0 Guatemala tests 'infected more'

'The number of people infected in US medical experiments in Guatemala on STDs
during the 1940s could be as high as 2,500, health authorities tell the BBC.'

0 Chemical leak hits Russian town

'Thousands of people suffer breathing problems after the toxic element bromine
is released in Chelyabinsk, Russia.'

0 Youngsters rewarded with central contracts

'Cricket Kenya has awarded central contracts to three up-and-coming players'

0 Cricket Kenya plays hardball with militant players

'Cricket Kenya has taken a hard stand against a handful of players who have
refused to sign new central contracts, dropping them from the national squad.'

0 Dream debuts and unpaid bills

'ESPNcricinfo's Plays of the Day from the second day of the first Test between
Sri Lanka and Australia in Galle'

0 Copeland, Lyon share debut as friends

'Australia's two debutants, Nathan Lyon and Trent Copeland, are old friends and
enjoyed each other's success on debut'

0 Cricket Canada CEO leaves office

'Chandra Gocool has stepped down after two years as Cricket Canada's chief
executive after the board decided not to renew his contract'

0 Chigumbura advised MRI scan for knee

'Allrounder Elton Chigumbura, who was left out of Zimbabwe's Test squad for the
ongoing match against Pakistan due to a knee injury, is in Harare to consult
with an orthopaedic specialist, according to team physio Amato Machikicho'

0 Richardson's six sends Lancashire crashing

'Alan Richardson bagged a six-wicket haul as Worcestershire boosted their hopes
of avoiding relegation and dented Lancashire's title bid with a crushing
10-wicket win'

0 Lyon takes five wickets on debut

'Debutant Nathan Lyon becomes the first Australian in 117 years to take a wicket
in his first delivery in Test cricket.'

0 iPhone 5 Lost in Bar, Venus Williams Has Sjogren's Syndrome: Daily Scoop - International Business Times

' International Business Times iPhone 5 Lost in Bar, Venus Williams Has Sjogrens
Syndrome: Daily Scoop International Business Times An iPhone 5 was somehow lost
at a bar, Venus Williams has Sjogrens Syndrome, Obama pushed back his job
speech, and more in todays Daily Scoop. Another new iPhone was lost at a bar'

0 Jetpack Joyride Shows Addictive Power of iPhone Games - Wall Street Journal (blog)

' Brisbane Times (blog) Jetpack Joyride Shows Addictive Power of iPhone Games
Wall Street Journal (blog) Jetpack Joyride, the new endless game from Halfbrick,
is the latest in a long line of 99-cent iPhone apps that have seriously
challenged my dedication to console and computer games this year. Like most
people, I dont have enough time for ... iPhone App Video Review: Jetpack Joyride
Appolicious Daily iPhone App: Jetpack Joyride tuaw.com all 32 news articles'

0 September bust: iPhone 5 release date hopes for Labor Day quickly fade - Beatweek Magazine

' New York Times September bust: iPhone 5 release date hopes for Labor Day
quickly fade Beatweek Magazine Hopes of a post-Labor Day release date for the
iPhone 5 fade as Apple fails to announce a launch event prior to the holiday
weekend. September 7th had long been circled as an ideal date for the event
which would push the iPhone 5 into ... '

0 Samsung Galaxy S II Aims to Outshine Apple iPhone - eWeek

' The Guardian Samsung Galaxy S II Aims to Outshine Apple iPhone eWeek Samsungs
Galaxy S II marks the next stage in the manufacturers attempt not only to combat
Apples iPhone on its own terms, but also to establish itself as the preeminent
Android smartphone maker. ... Samsung Galaxy Note vs iPhone 4: which is best'

0 Apple iPhone 5 Prototype May Be Lost in Bar - eWeek

' The Guardian Apple iPhone 5 Prototype May Be Lost in Bar eWeek Apple may have
lost an iPhone prototype in a California bar, in a bizarre repeat of an incident
from last year. Oops'

0 Jual Anjing Siberian Husky Jantan Anakan Stambum AnjingDijual.com

' Jual Anjing Siberian Husky Jantan Anakan Stambum AnjingDijual.com Info Lengkap
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0 Shilo as a Puppy

' Shilo as a Puppy Quality is very poor, but the only early shots I have of
Shilo (3/4 Siberian Husky/1/4 Border Collie) as a very young puppy. From:
Mistal7 Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:27 More in Pets & Animals '

0 People & Power - Cuba: The times are changing

' People & Power - Cuba: The times are changing Cuba has taken a dramatic step
away from its socialist policies of the past, but how has this impacted ordinary
Cubans? From: AlJazeeraEnglish Views: 301 27 ratings Time: 24:54 More in News &
Politics '

0 South Sudan faces trouble as new government swears in

' South Sudan faces trouble as new government swears in Tribal clashes have
continued in South Sudan as the nation enters its second month of statehood. The
countrys new cabinet is expected to be sworn into office on Thursday, but the
government faces huge challenges in maintaining stability across the country. '

0 Gaddafi foreign minister speaks to Al Jazeera

' Gaddafi foreign minister speaks to Al Jazeera Al Jazeera has obtained an
exclusive interview with Abdelati Obeidi, Muammar Gaddafis foreign minister, who
is being detained in the capital, Tripoli. He was said to have been taken into
custody at his farm in Janzour, a suburb west of Tripoli, on Tuesday. '

0 South Korea: The e-Sports generation

' South Korea: The e-Sports generation It is not track and field but computer
games that capture the imagination of school children in South Korea. Al
Jazeeras Andy Richardson explores the e-Sports culture from the 2011 World
Championships in Daegu. From: AlJazeeraEnglish Views: 301 18 ratings Time: 02:55
More in Sports '

0 Australian court blocks Malaysia refugee swap

' Australian court blocks Malaysia refugee swap Australias immigration
department is refusing to speculate about what will happen to asylum seekers
being held on Christmas island. The refugees were on their way to Malaysia as
part of a swap deal, but on Monday, the high court ruled the deal illegal. '

0 OK, it is raining huskies and there are currently three in shelters who need fos...

'OK, it is raining huskies and there are currently three in shelters who need
foster homes. Who is willing to foster one'

0 Three Years Later – The TUF 7 Report

'One of the most interesting seasons in the history of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF
7 focused on the contrast in personalities between coaches Quinton "Rampage"
Jackson and Forrest Griffin, but beyond that, an unheralded underdog named Amir
Sadollah shocked the MMA world by racing through the competition and winning the
series. Today, only six of the Three Years Later The TUF 7 Report is a post
from: UFC Tickets '

0 First month without US Iraq death

'August was the first month since the US-led invasion in 2003 that no US
soldiers were killed in Iraq, the latest casualty figures show.'

0 Zimbabwe MPs shun circumcision call

'Zimbabwe's male MPs are not enthusiastic about a call for them to be
circumcised to set an example in the fight against Aids, the BBC finds.'

0 September is National Preparedness Month

'We know, we know. National designations like these often fade into the ether.
But why not pay attention this time'

0 Women and life insurance

'When it comes to life insurance, most women don't have a policy or are

0 New ufo video in from Santiago Chile 30th August 2011

' Santiago Chile 30th August 2011 a new ufo report in that occurred on Tuesday,
30th August around 9 pm. Its important to remind people there are steep
mountains in Santiago and these might be lights from cars high up in the
mountains. '

0 Fund set up for Pukkelpop victims

'An independent fund is set up to benefit the families of four people who died
in fierce storms at the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium.'

0 Arteta defends timing of transfer

'Mikel Arteta insists he did not let Everton down by handing in a late transfer
request on deadline day to seal a move to Arsenal.'

0 Greene wins brilliant world gold

'Dai Greene wins Britain's first gold medal of the World Athletics Championships
in Daegu in the men's 400m hurdles'

0 Man Utd in £110.9m annual profit

'Manchester United has reported an annual pre-tax operating profit of

0 MoD cuts risky, ex-Army head says

'Defence force personnel cuts may put the UK's future military capability at
risk, a former Army chief says.'

0 Terror re-housing plan revealed

'Ministers are planning draft emergency measures to relocate terror suspects -
less than a year after pledging to scrap a similar power.'

0 Art fraud trial begins in Germany

'The trial of four people behind an alleged art forgery scandal in Germany gets
under way in Cologne.'

0 Togo leader's brothers on trial

'Two half-brothers of Togo's president go on trial accused of plotting to stage
a coup in 2009.'

0 Uganda bans 'regime change' rally

'Ugandan police ban a rally to celebrate the overthrow of North African leaders,
saying it could incite violence.'

0 Deer 'pill' curbs aggressive mating

'US scientists say they have developed a contraceptive vaccine for deer that
reduces fertility and eliminates aggressive mating behaviours.'

0 Apple defends record on pollution

'Apple has defended its environmental record after allegations that some of its
suppliers are polluting in China.'

0 Nepal Maoists hand over weapons

'Nepal's governing former Maoist rebels hand over their weapons in what is being
seen as a major boost to beleagured peace moves.'

0 Eurozone factory output shrinks

'Manufacturing activity in the eurozone shrank in August by more than initially
thought to a two-year low, a survey indicates.'

0 Berlusconi blackmail suspect held

'An Italian businessman and his wife are arrested on charges of blackmailing PM
Silvio Berlusconi over his alleged use of prostitutes.'

0 I will fight on, says Col Gaddafi

'Muammar Gaddafi says he will continue to fight his enemies, as Libya's
transitional authorities extend a deadline for his supporters to surrender.'

0 Quark Simplifies iPad Publishing with App Studio and QuarkXPress 9.1 - MarketWatch (press release)

' Quark Simplifies iPad Publishing with App Studio and QuarkXPress 9.1
MarketWatch (press release) App Studio allows designers to create branded apps
for the iPad , distribute apps through the Apple App Store, and design and
publish content that can be purchased and downloaded from within the apps. This
integrated set of tools puts designers in ..'

0 Sony Unveils First Android Tablets, Fails to Impress Critics - Fox News

' Sydney Morning Herald Sony Unveils First Android Tablets, Fails to Impress
Critics Fox News The wedge-shaped Tablet S, about the size of an iPad , can
double as a universal remote control while the Tablet P opens like a book to
reveal two screens. Sonys new tablet computers failed to excite gadget reviewers
and analysts who criticized the ... Amazons iPad Rival May Not Land Until 2012
TIME Can Sony Tablets Challenge Apple iPad Dominance'

0 The FT's iOS End-Run Portends A Broader Media Trend - Business Insider

' BBC News The FTs iOS End-Run Portends A Broader Media Trend Business Insider
After breathless excitement that the iPad would be the savior of traditional
media, a reality check is in order. First of all, most publishers dont want to
fork over 30% of revenue. Perhaps even more importantly, when publishers go
through the iPad , ... '

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