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U.S. GOVERNMENT CLASSIFICATION. Terrorist Haqqani Network.
The secretary of state notifies Congress that the Pakistan-based group meets the criteria for such a terrorism classification.

PRESIDENT OBAMA.‘God Talk’.
The president has used God talk to his political advantage, while largely abandoning the practice after taking office. At the Democratic National Convention, he showed just how much it still matters.

WHITE HOUSE NEW POLICY. Drafting Standards on Cyber-attack.
A preliminary executive order could possibly accomplish what Congressional leaders could not.

TABLET WARS. Apple & Amazon, Going Under $100.
Fomenting a consumer revolution, while tablets priced over $100 aren’t ushering it in any faster, Amazon Updates Kindles in Crowded Market Challenging Apple. Amazon.com Inc. is updating its line of Kindle e-readers and tablets in a bid to stoke consumer demand as Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. join the crowded market of machines challenging Apple Inc.’s iPad.

YOU CAN OWN A WARHOL. If You Can Afford It!
Andy Warhol's Foundation chose Christie’s auction house to sell its collection of Warhol’s art, some of which has never been publicly displayed.