Robotic Russian Supply Ship Docks at Space Station

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NEW Clip of Selene In Action from UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING | SciFi Mafia

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Perry pulls the plug on presidential campaign

As expected, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday morning and threw his support to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Perry made the announcement at a press conference in Columbia, S.C.
Perry's departure narrows the GOP field to four leading candidates.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Sen. Rick Santorum, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Gingrich remain in the race ahead of South Carolina's primary on Saturday.

DNC: Rick's 'Reality' Tour
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Democratic National Committee: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DNCLOGO) Perry's Iowa debut should be called Rick's "Reality" Tour.

Where I Stand: Perry, Gingrich, and None of the Above
mandate about which his faith is unshakable. So I am left to support Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich, either of whom I would […] , there is still time for a Perry rebound, a Gingrich surge, and even for a new candidate to get in. Rick Perry, who is the […] get a new candidate. I hope that Rick Perry can rapidly rebuild and show clear momentum in South Carolina. I hope Newt

Rick Perry: The Man Who Never Was
Rick Perry has always been just smart enough to know what he can do and what is a waste of his time. When he was asked […] amount of self-awareness, Rick Perry would have looked around that grand old structure and pinched himself while wondering […] how in the hell it all happened. Rick Perry has never had a true sense of who he is until he conceded here in Iowa. What


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Carnival Ship Captain Under House Arrest as Death Toll Rises

bloomberg ~ This past Sunday news came in from Italy that the captain of a ship which ran over some rocks and was tipped over was under arrest. Captain Francesco Schettino, who may face criminal charges including manslaughter, was put under house arrest late yesterday by a judge in Grosseto, Italy, his lawyer, Bruno Leporatti, told reporters in remarks broadcast on Sky TG24 television. meanwhile I am watching the marathon runners who are supposed to be competing at this years Olympics..running along somewhere in downtown houston, Texas.

Yu Darvish Signs With the Rangers

Now, Yu Darvish will take his talents to the United States, where he will try to make Texas Rangers fans forget about Cliff Lee and CJ Wilson. With only minutes to spare before an irrevocable deadline, the Rangers and Darvish agreed to a six-year ...


Apple Halts In-Store iPhone 4S Sales in China Over Safety Concerns - Mac Rumors

www.macrumors.com - Following early morning chaos at Apple's Sanlitun retail store in Beijing that prevented Apple from opening the store for the iPhone 4S launch, Reuters reports that the company has temporarily halted in-store sales of the device at all five of its…


Northern Illinois prevails in GoDaddy.com Bowl

MyValleySports - Chandler Harnish threw two touchdown passes and Northern Illinois shook off a slow start to take down Arkansas State, 38-20, in the GoDaddy.com Bowl. Harnish limped off the field early in the second quarter, but backup Jordan Lynch led a scoring drive as the senior recovered.


How Many Stephen Colberts Are There?

A suburban dad. A fictional television blowhard. And now a political money launderer. How one funny guy became three.


Food Poisoning Costs America Over $77 Billion A Year

If you eat a bad mussel or an undercooked burger, you might find yourself vomiting and under the weather for days. It's miserable -- and if you're elderly, a small child or immuno-compromised, potentially lethal. But what's the cumulative economic impact of all these bouts of food poisoning across America? please read.
Food Safety Disasters 2011: The Deadliest And Strangest Outbreaks Of The Year

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