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Top Story - Updated 1:22 AM ET Aug 15
Reuters Photo Both Clintons Praise Al Gore
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Clinton, basking in adulation on Monday's opening day of the Democratic convention, declared he was leaving a richer, better America and urged voters to pass the presidential torch to Al Gore.   Full Coverage
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Politics:
Reuters Photo Gore Heads to Convention, Challenges Bush
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - The Democratic presidential team of Al Gore and Joseph Lieberman barnstormed across Middle America on the way to their party convention, evoking Democratic heroes past with old-fashioned populist slogans.   Full Coverage
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Business:
Murdoch to Expand Empire with Chris-Craft
NEW YORK (Reuters) - News Corp. Ltd. (NCP.AX) on Monday said it had agreed to buy TV station owner Chris-Craft Industries Inc. for $5.35 billion, creating a U.S. television powerhouse that expands Rupert Murdoch's highly profitable strategy of owning two stations in one city.   Full Coverage
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World:
Reuters Photo Navy Says Russian Submarine Crew Is Alive
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The crew of the crippled nuclear submarine lying at the bottom of the Barents Sea is alive after Sunday's accident, a spokesman for Russia's Northern Fleet said Tuesday.   Full Coverage
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Entertainment:
Ex-Led Zep Page's Back Injury Cancels Crowes Gigs
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, enjoying a career renaissance by touring with American rock band the Black Crowes, has suffered a back injury that has forced the hot combo to scrap their current tour, organizers said on Monday.
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Sports:
Rams Re-Sign Receiver to $40M Deal
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Isaac Bruce parlayed a superb season into a huge contract, signing a six-year, $40 million extension with the St. Louis Rams on Monday.
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Technology:
Broadcom to Buy NewPort for $1.28 Billion in Stock
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chip maker Broadcom Corp. on Monday took another step in its aggressive growth plan, buying privately held NewPort Communications Inc. for $1.28 billion in stock as part of an expansion into the fast-growing fiber optics communications business.
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Internet Report:
Panel Urges Clinton Not to Halt NTT-Verio Deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. panel charged with reviewing the proposed acquisition of Internet services provider Verio Inc. by Japan's NTT Communications has recommended President Clinton does not block the $5.5 billion deal, a source familiar with the situation said late on Monday.
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Science:
Scientists Find Possible Third Breast Cancer Gene
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers say they may have identified a third gene involved in breast cancer and said it might be responsible for a significant number of hereditary breast cancers.
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Health:
Alternative Therapies May Help Cancer Patients Cope
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients who use alternative medicines are no more likely than other cancer patients to stop their standard treatments, results of an Austrian survey show.
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Oddly Enough:
Surprise Twist Sinks Mystery Writers' Conference
BOGOTA (Reuters) - A former security agent in Colombia has come up with the perfect plot -- exploit the country's rampant crime by offering it to mystery writers as inspiration for novels or screenplays.
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