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Noontime News Roundup – August 22nd, 2012

August 22, 2012

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Noontime News Roundup – August 22nd, 2012

Noontime News is a snapshot of the news from the past 24 hours.  (More)


Youtube Launches Election Hub For Live Campaign Coverage

YouTube, hoping to become a one-stop destination for 2012 campaign video, on Wednesday launched an election hub for live campaign coverage.

Dee Snider To Paul Ryan: Were Not Going To Take Your Use Of Our Music

Rock singer Dee Snider is incensed with Paul Ryan for playing his 1984 hit “We’re Not Gonna Take It” as his intro music at a Pennsylvania rally on Tuesday.

Clinics Go Mobile To Take Health Care To The Street

Matt Levy, medical director of community pediatrics at Georgetown University, calls mobile health clinics permanently temporary.

Deficit TO Be $1.1 Trillion, Unemployment To Stay Above 8 Percent, CBO Says

Expect to hear about this from the campaign of Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney as he continues to take aim at President Obama’s record on the budget and the economy:

Jury To Decide Apple’s Patent Case Against Samsung

What your next smart phone or tablet computer might look like is in the hands of a California jury. In one of the biggest patent infringement cases ever, Apple is suing Samsung — charging that in creating its products, Samsung ripped off iPhone and iPad technology. Samsung countered with its own allegations.

Mitt Romney fails to get significant boost from Paul Ryan selection

Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate has not altered the race against the US president, Barack Obama, despite receiving huge media attention. The campaign remains neck and neck with less than three months to go, an AP-GfK poll reveals.

Nasa’s Curiosity rover to take its first steps on Mars

The Mars rover Curiosity will take its first test drive on Wednesday, moving about three metres (10ft) on its own before steering back to its landing site, Nasa has said.

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