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  • Polanski film cheered for wit, Winslet’s vomit

    He may have been absent, but Roman Polanski made his presence felt at the Venice film festival on Thursday with his comedy “Carnage,” in which Oscar-winner Kate Winslet’s projectile vomit prompted the biggest laugh.

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    02 Sep 11
  • A trader reacts at his desk in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange August 26, 2011.

    World stocks and the euro slipped on Friday while core government bonds rose as concerns about the euro zone debt crisis resurfaced and investors braced for jobs data that could signal the U.S. economy is heading for recession.

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    02 Sep 11
  • A screen grab shows the access to Netflix online, as displayed on a television screen, in Encinitas, California July 25, 2011.

    By Lisa Richwine and Yinka Adegoke LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK | Thu Sep 1, 2011 8:28pm EDT (Reuters) – Starz Entertainment will pull all of its movies and television shows from Netflix Inc’s streaming service early …

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    02 Sep 11
  • EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Iran. A general view of the gas field development section of South Pars Special Economic Energy Zone in Asalouyeh, Seaport, 900 km (560 miles) southwest of Tehran July 19, 2010

    China has put the brakes on oil and gas investments in Iran, drawing ire from Tehran over a pullback that officials and executives said reflected Beijing’s efforts to appease Washington and avoid U.S. sanctions on its big energy firms.

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    02 Sep 11
  • A construction worker works on one of a number of new single family homes in a subdivision outside San Diego as building returns to San Marcos, California March 8, 2010

    The agency that oversees mortgage markets is preparing to file suit against more than a dozen big banks, accusing them of misrepresenting the quality of mortgages they packaged and sold during the housing bubble, The New York Times reported on Thursday.

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    02 Sep 11
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    I overheard a Twins fan talking to his friend the other day. They looked as though they were discussing a serious family matter, or maybe even a death.

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    01 Sep 11
  • Minnesota Vikings

    NFL Team Report – Minnesota Vikings – INSIDE SLANT Unlike a year ago when the Vikings returned every starter from a team that had lost a heart-breaker in the NFC title game at New Orleans, …

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    01 Sep 11
  • People wait in line

    (Reuters) – The pace of U.S. private sector job growth slowed in August for the second month in a row, but factory activity in the Chicago area continued to expand, suggesting the economy would dodge …

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    31 Aug 11