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"World"
{ "text": "Coors' Donation to Own Campaign Draws Ire (AP) AP - A #36;500,000 donation by Republican beer baron Pete Coors to his own Senate campaign has triggered a new federal law that eases fund-raising restrictions for his Democratic opponent." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "New bug found in MySQL Users of the increasingly popular, open-source MySQL database may be at risk from remote attacks due to a bug in phpMyAdmin, a widely used Web-based MySQL administration tool." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Delay in Shuttle Flights The battering that the hurricanes of the last month has inflicted on NASA centers could strain an already tight schedule for resuming shuttle flights, but it is too early to tell how badly, experts said Thursday." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Cops Test Handheld Fingerprint Reader Several Minnesota police departments are field testing a handheld device that scans a suspect's fingerprint and digitally checks it against Minnesota's criminal history and fingerprint database." }
"World"
{ "text": "Japan earthquakes kill 23, leave thousands in shelters (AFP) AFP - Thousands of people were spending the night in emergency shelters after the deadliest quakes to hit Japan in nearly a decade killed 23 people and injured more than 900, police and reports said." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Poultry Stocks See Mixed Recovery Despite a weak third-quarter earnings report that sent its shares plunging 24 percent Tuesday, poultry producer Sanderson Farms Inc." }
"Business"
{ "text": "SEC considering civil action over 3 AIG press releases American International Group Inc. said it has been informed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that it could face a civil action over three of the company's press releases, two of which came out in recent weeks." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Athletics: Dominant Phillips takes long jump gold ATHENS - Dwight Phillips of the United States completed a hat-trick of global long jump titles when he crushed the field with his opening leap in Thursday #39;s final to win Olympic gold." }
"Business"
{ "text": "US Treasuries cut early gains on jobless drop US Treasury debt prices cut early gains but remained narrowly higher after the government said that new claims for jobless insurance fell in the latest week." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Expos set for Washington Expos president Tony Tavares told reporters of the move after the Expos #39; final home game. That news was later confirmed to Washington mayor Anthony Williams by MLB officials." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Happy returns for Cabrera Fly from New York to Colombia on Monday, be with your wife as she has surgery, make sure things are OK there, fly to Boston overnight on Tuesday and hit a game-winning home run in the 12th inning on Wednesday." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Parmalat Sues 45 Banks to Recover \\$4 Billion Parmalat, the bankrupt Italian dairy and food company, sued 45 banks on Thursday seeking to recover money it paid to them in the year before the company #39;s collapse." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Apology, refund from cruise line In a move almost unheard of in its industry, Norwegian Cruise Line has apologized for service problems during the Pride of Aloha #39;s first two months of sailing around Hawaii, and is refunding a portion of the service charge to everyone who has cruised on " }
"Sports"
{ "text": "After Waiting a Long Time, Davenport Keeps It Short he weather played havoc with the United States Open schedule yesterday, but it did not affect Lindsay Davenport #39;s game. In front of a sparse crowd of no more than several hundred people at " }
"Business"
{ "text": "Insurance Probe Rattles Stocks NEW YORK (Reuters) - An investigation into U.S. insurers and brokers rattled insurance industry stocks for a second day on Friday as investors, shaken further by subpoenas delivered to the top U.S. life insurer, struggled to gauge how deep the probe might reach." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Firefox crosses 10m mark US web browser developer Mozillas open-source browser Firefox has recorded over 10m downloads since it was launched in November." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Hershey Profit Up, to Sell Cookies CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chocolate maker Hershey Foods Corp. <A HREF=\"http://www.investor.reuters.com/FullQuote.aspx?ticker=HSY.N target=/stocks/quickinfo/fullquote\">HSY.N</A> on Thursday posted a higher-than-expected 16 percent rise in quarterly profit and said it will get into the cookie business." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Viduka Brace Helps Boro To Win After a spell without scoring, Mark Viduka grabbed two goals as Middlesbrough beat Manchester City 3-2. Boro went ahead when Viduka took Stewart Downings pass, brought it sweetly under control and chipped it over onrushing City keeper David James." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Google takes the competition to school While rivals scramble to catch up on the desktop, Google plans to digitize famous libraries. Its official. Google is the most dangerous media company on the planet." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "AT amp;T Embraces Voice-over-Internet Telephony AT amp;T is attracted to Voice over IP because Internet telephony is cheaper to offer to businesses and consumers and requires less upfront investment than the old copper wire and traditional switching networks." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Our mobile margins will fall: Telstra TELSTRA chief financial officer John Stanhope has admitted Telstra #39;s margins in its \\$4.5 billion a year mobile phone business will shrink this year in the face of increased price competition and the growing cost of acquiring new customers." }
"World"
{ "text": "Ljubicic Downs Hanescu at Open De Moselle Top-seeded Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia beat Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday in the first round of the Open de Moselle." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Spitzer launches music industry probe Eliot Spitzer, fresh from rocking the insurance industry, has now asked the music business to uncover the secrets behind how radio stations decide what records they play." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "VeriSign bundles authentication tools Unified support for passwords, smart cards and tokens means better network security, the company says." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Court Won't Halt Arch Coal's Triton Bid (Reuters) Reuters - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday\\that Arch Coal Inc. (ACI.N) may proceed with its bid to buy the\\assets of rival Triton Coal Co. LLC, denying an emergency\\request by the Federal Trade Commission to block the deal, a\\spokesman for the agency said." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Giuliani expands his Wall St. firm NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is making a foray into investment banking. Free! Sign up here to receive our Weekly Roundup e-Newsletter!" }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Connors rallying cry for British tennis quot;Do you have it in your heart? How much guts do you have? How much do you hate to lose? quot;. These are the questions Jimmy Connors will be asking of Britain #39;s brightest tennis hopes in the months, and possibly years, to come." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Another Major Non-Factor Another major, another disappointment for Tiger Woods, the No. 1 ranked player in the world who has not won a major championship since his triumph at the 2002 U.S. Open." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Great White Shark Loses Monitor Tag (AP) AP - A great white shark that was tagged with a data-gathering device in shallow waters off Cape Cod has apparently reclaimed its privacy." }
"World"
{ "text": "Japan to Protest to China Over Intruder Submarine TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will protest to China after concluding that a nuclear-powered submarine that intruded into its waters this week belonged to the Chinese navy, top government spokesman Hiroyuki Hosoda said on Friday." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Sony, IBM, and Toshiba Reveal Additional Details on Cell Chip Initial versions of PlayStation 3 chip will not be produced with a cutting-edge chip-making technology. The four companies developing the Cell consumer electronics microprocessor released a few more details " }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Sox punish cocky Yankees BOSTONThese Yankees are an arrogant bunch. Six consecutive first-place finishes tend to do that. But very rarely do you see a team in the heat of a pennant race facing the team chasing them send out a starting pitcher just to see him get work." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Sales boost for House of Fraser Shares in UK department store group House of Fraser have risen after the firm said it had cut half-year losses and was seeing solid sales growth." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Marlins Streak By Mets A four-day layoff fails to cool off the Marlins, who extend their winning streak to eight games by beating the Mets, 7-3." }
"World"
{ "text": "Shelling, shooting resumes in breakaway Georgian region (AFP) AFP - Georgian and South Ossetian forces overnight accused each other of trying to storm the other side's positions in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia, as four Georgian soldiers were reported to be wounded." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Is King Kahn #39;s reign coming to an end? He is first choice for his club Bayern Munich and used to be an automatic selection for the national team too. But when Germany meets Iran in a friendly this weekend, Kahn is not going to be between the posts." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Video Game Makers Go Hollywood. Uh-Oh. OVIE producers are often criticized for running at the sight of original ideas, preferring instead to milk plays, books, news events, toys and even video games for their screenplays." }
"World"
{ "text": "U.S. Report: Iraq Didn't Have WMDs WASHINGTON - Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction programs had deteriorated into only hopes and dreams by the time of the U.S.-led invasion last year, a decline wrought by the first Gulf War and years of international sanctions, the chief U.S. weapons hunter found..." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "More Newcastle United Stories Legendary Real Madrid defender Goyo Benito believes the arrival of Jonathan Woodgate at the Santiago Bernabeu will help bring an avalanche of titles to Real Madrid." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Federer back in Open #39;s fourth round with masterful performance For most tennis players, having about the same number of clean winners as unforced errors translates into a pretty good performance." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Hurricane Ivan blows Courts #39; profits away MILLIONS of pounds are likely to be wiped off profits at the Caribbean arm of furniture retailer Courts following the devastating impact of Hurricane Ivan." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Microsoft to delay advanced search technology from Longhorn Microsoft said Friday that it is delaying the release of a new data-storage technology, named WinFS, from the next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn, in order to deliver the operating system by 2006." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Marathoning mice could have Olympian effects on obesity A molecular switch known to regulate fat metabolism appears to prevent obesity and turns laboratory mice into marathon runners, a Salk Institute study has found." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Ryder-You can bank on Tiger, says Sutton Tiger Woods has not won a major in two years and lost his world number one ranking but US Ryder Cup captain Hal Sutton says reports of his demise will prove badly exaggerated this week." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Gunners Ready for Tough Test Fredrik Ljungberg admits Rosenborg have exceeded expectations in the Champions League, but is looking to put one over on his Scandinavian cousins tonight." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Oil Hits \\$46 as YUKOS Cuts China Supply LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices hit \\$46 on Monday after Russia's YUKOS suspended some oil exports to China and concern lingered over storm-related supply disruptions into the United States." }
"World"
{ "text": "LIVE: prime minister #39;s questions Despite Alan Milburn holding his first press conference as Labour #39;s election strategist yesterday, it #39;s unlikely Tony Blair will be able to escape the shadow of Iraq at today #39;s session of PMQs." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Steeler subs doing their jobs When the New England Patriots rolled into town Sunday afternoon to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers, the final outcome of the football game might have been secondary to some vital information needed by the black and gold as far as the rest of the season is " }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Inside Apple #39;s new Regent Street store With 48 hours left before its official opening, Apple gave us a sneak peek at the new Regent Street Store. Billed as #39;a place to belong #39;, it #39;s staffed by the 138 successful candidates, whittled down from an original list of over 4000 applicants." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Brazil beats Haiti in goodwill soccer game The boys from Brazil beat Haiti #39;s national soccer team Wednesday in a friendly goodwill game 6-0. The game was the brainchild of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was on hand in the Haitian capital for the historical match. " }
"World"
{ "text": "Parliament Invasion Spurs Security Concern (AP) AP - Silver buckled shoes, stockings and a ceremonial sword? Time, some say, for Parliament's archaic security measures to be dragged into the 21st century after what was called the worst security breach at the House of Commons since 1642." }
"Business"
{ "text": "PC Sales Hot For 2004, But Will Soon Cool Off PC shipments in the second quarter grew faster than any three-month period since 1999, IDC said Monday, citing the continued pent-up demand for replacement systems as the driving force behind the sales surge." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Microsoft Targets Solo Programmers with New Visual Studio Version ORLANDO, Fla.Microsoft Corp. announced another edition of its upcoming development tools family, releasing information on Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition at the VSLive!" }
"World"
{ "text": "EU set to launch 'transit camps' EU ministers agree to set up five pilot reception centres in Africa to process asylum applications." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "U.N. Agency Sees No Rapid Development of El Nino (Reuters) Reuters - Fears of a new El Nino, a phenomenon\\that brings extreme weather patterns, are unfounded despite\\unusual ocean temperatures which often herald the devastating\\weather anomaly, the World Meteorological Organization said\\Thursday." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Nikkei Up 2.5 Pct in Afternoon Tokyo #39;s Nikkei average jumped 2.5 percent by mid-afternoon on Monday as semiconductor-related stocks such as Advantest Corp. mirrored a rally by their US peers while banks and brokerages extended last week #39;s gains." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "SMART-1 makes lunar orbit The SMART-1 probe has entered its lunar orbit, and the history books as the first European mission to have done so. Professor David Southwood, director of science for the European Space Agency (ESA), said: quot;Europe " }
"World"
{ "text": "Second Prisoner Abuse Report Expected WASHINGTON - Inattention to prisoner issues by senior U.S. military leaders in Iraq and at the Pentagon was a key factor in the abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib prison, but there is no evidence they ordered any mistreatment, an independent panel concluded..." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Promoting a Shared Vision As Michael Kaleko kept running into people who were getting older and having more vision problems, he realized he could do something about it." }
"World"
{ "text": "Osaka school killer of 8, yakuza boss executed TOKYO - Mamoru Takuma, convicted for murdering eight children at an Osaka elementary school in 2001, has been executed, informed sources said Tuesday." }
"Business"
{ "text": "United Seeks Further Labor Cuts United Airlines is moving to obtain another \\$725 million in labor concessions and eliminate employees' traditional pensions as it seeks the financing to come out of bankruptcy." }
"World"
{ "text": "Warne takes six but India establish handy lead (Reuters) Reuters - World test wicket record holder Shane Warne grabbed six wickets as India established a handy 141-run first innings lead in the second test on Saturday." }
"World"
{ "text": "Republican Convention Light on Stars (AP) AP - The Republicans will have one sure Hollywood star for their convention #151; California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger #151; along with performers to keep the country music fans happy. But they'll be hard-pressed to match the Democratic convention's appeal to young voters led by Ben Affleck." }
"Business"
{ "text": "T-Online returns to Deutsche Telekom mothership German incumbent telco Deutsche Telekom announced over the weekend it is to begin taking its internet division, T-Online, back entirely within the mother corporation." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": " #39;Breakthrough #39; on hydrogen fuel US scientists had made a breakthrough in their quest to make low-cost hydrogen, a technology key to finding new sources of energy to end US dependence on foreign oil, they said." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "FDA Scientists Testing Limits of Medical Technology By LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) -- A little-known Food and Drug program is testing the latest medical technology to determine how safe and useful it can be. One cutting-edge experiment is designed to see if injecting certain drugs directly into diseased arteries works better than commonly used stents in keeping arteries clear..." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Florida Starts To Recover in the Wake of Hurricane Frances President Bush will travel to Florida Wednesday to survey damage from Hurricane Frances. He sent a letter to Congress asking for \\$2 billion to help with recovery efforts." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Bombardier shares slump as CEO leaves Bombardier, the troubled Canadian maker of aircraft and trains, saw its shares fall by around 20 per cent in Toronto, after it announced that Paul Tellier was stepping down early as president and chief executive officer." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Cahill Could Be in the Clear Tim Cahill could escape suspension for his controversial celebration of Evertons winner at Manchester City when he was sent off for pulling his shirt over his head." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "More gold for Britain as Wiggins strikes Bradley Wiggins has given Britain their second Olympic cycling gold medal in two days, winning the men #39;s 4-km individual pursuit." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "GULLIT TO TAKE ACTION AFTER DEFEAT Feyenoord boss Ruud Gullit has launched a stinging attack on his players after watching them crash to their third defeat of the season against FC Groningen." }
"World"
{ "text": "Negotiations for hostages in Afghanistan fall short Militants holding hostage three foreign UN workers in Afghanistan said they negotiated yesterday with Afghan government and UN officials in southern Afghanistan but that the meeting ended without results." }
"World"
{ "text": "Paisley #39;s decision over disarmament awaited Northern Ireland #39;s politicians have an anxious wait as the Reverend Ian Paisley decides whether to endorse an historic deal with Sinn Fein." }
"Business"
{ "text": "HK walks out of 68-month deflation cycle, official Hong Kong Financial Secretary Henry Tang said he believed Hong Kong has walked out of the consumer price deflation cycle that lingered for 68 months, according to the consumer price index trend in the past few years." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Web Still in Early Days, Tech Leaders Say The Internet is only in its early adolescence with a raft of improvements on the horizon, and the venture capitalists who helped fund the early boom are " }
"World"
{ "text": "Rescued Chinese hostage dies In southeast Pakistan one of two Chinese hostages injured during a rescue operation died of his injuries, military sources said Thursday." }
"World"
{ "text": "Glazer stake in Man Utd nears 30 US tycoon Malcolm Glazer lifts his stake in Manchester Utd to 28.11, one day after spending 17m on further share buys." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Genesis Spacecraft Prepares to Return to Earth with a Piece of the Sun In a dramatic ending that marks a beginning in scientific research, NASA's Genesis spacecraft is set to swing by Earth and jettison a sample return capsule filled with particles of the Sun that may ultimately tell us more about the genesis of our solar system." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Court hears Ovitz bid to escape suit WILMINGTON, Del. -- A Delaware corporate law judge Wednesday heard a plea from attorneys for former Walt Disney Co. president Michael Ovitz that asks to remove Ovitz from the list of defendants in a shareholder " }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Top US spammer is bound for the slammer Washington - A man convicted of violating anti-spam laws by sending out tens of thousands of unsolicited emails using fake addresses faces nine years in prison in Virginia, authorities said on Thursday." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Clicking on Profits The latest data from the US Department of Commerce further bolsters what we have all suspected: E-commerce sales are increasing. Not only might one suspect that consumer confidence has been bolstered since last year, there ..." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "DNA lab that handles high-profile cases fires analyst GERMANTOWN, Md. A Maryland-based private lab that analyzes criminal-case DNA evidence has fired an analyst for allegedly falsifying test data." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Cink Justifies Sutton #39;s Faith Three weeks away from the Ryder Cup, American Stewart Cink hopes he has silenced at least some of his critics - if indeed they exist." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Adams quits as Leicester boss LEICESTER: Mickey Adams has quit as manager of English Championship side Leicester City, the club announced yesterday. Adams #39; resignation was accepted at an emergency meeting of the board of directors at the " }
"World"
{ "text": "Hurricane Ivan again growing in strength, Caribbean islands <b>...</b> Islanders scrambled to put up storm shutters and buy water as hurricane Ivan churned toward Barbados just days after hurricane Frances tore across the Caribbean and through Florida." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "NL Wrap: Dunn Goes Deep as Reds Tame Cubs Adam Dunn hit his 44th home run of the season as the Cincinnati Reds dealt the Chicago Cubs a blow to their National League wild card aspirations with an 8-3 win at Wrigley Field on Tuesday." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Plan Would Turn Restore Wash. Estuary NISQUALLY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Wash. - A 15-year plan would restore salt marshes and mudflats for migrating salmon at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, more than 100 years after the farmland was drained and diked." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Microsoft #39;s big fix: Security patch now on the market For the past few years, viruses have attacked Microsoft #39;s operating system, Web browser or e-mail programs seemingly on a weekly basis." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Russians to see full lunar eclipse Thursday morning MOSCOW, October 28 (Itar-Tass) - People in Russia #39;s European part will have an opportunity to see a full eclipse of the Moon during several hours Thursday morning, said Dr Andrei Finkelshtein, director of the Russian Institute of Applied Astronomy." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Valencia accept Angulo ban Valencia say they do not plan to appeal against the seven-match ban given to midfielder Miguel Angel Angulo by UEFA for his behaviour during last week #39;s Champions League match against Werder Bremen." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Microsoft Browser Market Share Slips Slightly Microsoft Corp. #39;s (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research) share of the browser market slipped slightly in recent months but still dominated with 92." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Controversial US Overtime Rules Take Effect New overtime rules have taken effect in the United States that the government says will strengthen workers #39; rights, but opponents say will significantly reduce workers #39; pay." }
"Business"
{ "text": "Nextel and Sprint in talks on possible merger Nextel and Sprint are in talks that could lead to a merger between the two mobile phone operators, sources close to the discussions said on Thursday." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Motor Racing: BAR Win Contract Tug-Of-War Over Button SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Briton Jenson Button will drive for BAR next year but is likely to join Williams in 2006 after Formula One's Contract Recognition Board (CRB) ended a tug-of-war between the teams Wednesday." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Samsung plans to launch mobile phone with stamp-sized hard disc 2004-09-07 Samsung Electronics, the world #39;s third-largest handset maker, recently announced its plans to launch the first mobile phone with a stamp-sized hard disc drive that would expand the memory capacity by 15 times." }
"World"
{ "text": "UN urges dialogue after Rwanda vows action Rwanda insisted on Thursday that it would soon attack rebels inside the Democratic Republic of Congo unless they were disarmed, as the United Nations Security " }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Harris #39; three-run double in ninth sinks Gagne LOS ANGELES - Paul Lo Duca never got to moonwalk to home plate, though he did skip gleefully to the dugout moments after facing former batterymate Eric Gagne for the first time. " }
"Business"
{ "text": "Faces From The 1929 Crash NEW YORK - The people who will forever be associated with the Great Crash of 1929 were all white, male and wealthy, but their occupations and ethics varied considerably." }
"Sci/Tech"
{ "text": "Microsoft spends 1bn to keep out the hackers The growing threat of hackers and viruses has prompted Microsoft to roll out a billion- dollar upgrade of its Windows computer operating system to strengthen security." }
"Sports"
{ "text": "Toyota confirms signing of Italian driver Jarni Trulli from Sauber Toyota confirmed Thursday that Jarno Trulli will drive for the Formula One team starting next season. The Italian signed a two-year contract two days ago and will partner German driver " }
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