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The Associated Press - 36 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Breathtaking in its scope and ambition, President Barack Obama's agenda for the economy, health care and energy now goes to a Congress unaccustomed to resolving knotty issues and buffeted by powerful interests that oppose parts of his ...
Comment by Frances Beinecke President, Natural Resources Defense Council
AFP - 56 minutes ago
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AFP) - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Saturday insisted his government should spearhead postwar reconstruction efforts in the Gaza Strip days before a major international donors' conference.
Damascus-based Hamas leader visits Gaza International Herald Tribune
Strike paralyses West Bank Aljazeera.net
Xinhua - 28 minutes ago
NEW DELHI, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- India Saturday still maintained a close watch on the border with Bangladesh even as the situation in the neighboring nation shaken by a mutiny was beginning to ease, local NDTV reported.
Second Mass Grave Found in Bangladesh Voice of America
CNN International - 2 hours ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) -- Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was celebrating his 85th birthday with a lavish all-day party Saturday despite the fact that the country is gripped by an economic and health crisis.
Mugabe set for lavish birthday BBC News
BBC News - 2 hours ago
US Republicans have broadly welcomed President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw most troops from Iraq by 2010. However, they suggested he should give credit to his predecessor for stability brought by the "surge" strategy of pouring extra troops into ...
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
CHA-AM, Thailand (AP) - Prominent activists from military-ruled Myanmar and Cambodia were barred Saturday from a meeting with Southeast Asian leaders, upstaging the opening of a summit billed as a historic step toward greater human rights in the region ...
Thai PM: Southeast Asia faces severe economic test International Herald Tribune
Fort Worth Star Telegram - 5 hours ago
By DEVLIN BARRETT AP WASHINGTON - Federal authorities unsealed an indictment Friday against Ali al-Marri, accused of being an al Qaeda sleeper agent, moving him into the civilian court system as the Obama administration considers a new strategy for ...
Terrorism Suspect Headed to US Court Washington Post
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Peter Henderson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday declared a state emergency due to drought and said he would consider mandatory water rationing in the face of nearly $3 billion in economic losses from ...
Calif. Drought Prompts State of Emergency Washington Post
Cities face 20% cuts in water use during crisis San Francisco Chronicle
Newsday - 6 hours ago
BY ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO AND ROCCO PARASCANDOLA Legendary Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said goodbye to public service yesterday at age 89, opting to spend time with his family and tend to his upstate farm rather than run for a 10th term ...
Iconic Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau leaves a legacy of law & order New York Daily News
Bloomberg - 8 hours ago
By Christine Harper Feb. 28 (Bloomberg) -- The US government’s third attempt to help rescue Citigroup Inc. won’t stanch the company’s losses, which will continue to swell and may lead the bank to require more money in coming months, analysts said.
Citigroup deal: 36% portion for US Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Bloomberg - 29 minutes ago
By Erik Holm Feb. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. posted a fifth-straight profit drop, the longest streak of quarterly declines in at least 17 years, on the falling value of holdings including derivative bets.
Buffett's worst year CNNMoney.com
Buffett: Sees economy in 'shambles' in '09 MarketWatch
Bloomberg - 20 hours ago
By Timothy R. Homan Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- The US economic contraction in the fourth quarter was deeper than the government first estimated, with other reports today signaling little prospect of relief until at least the middle of 2009.
Meltdown 101: Why would a GDP revision be so huge? The Associated Press
US economy plummets Reuters
PC World - 22 hours ago
Facebook launched on Thursday a campaign polling users over its new draft Terms of Service (TOS). Applauded by advocates and seen as a revolutionary move toward democratic social networking, Facebook's new campaign is making its way on the Internet.
Facebook Policies Open For User Vote ChannelWeb
Slashdot - 47 minutes ago
On Wednesday we discussed news that the Authors Guild had objected to the text-to-speech function on Amazon's Kindle 2, claiming that it infringed on audio book copyright.
Amazon lets publishers and writers disable Kindle 2's read-aloud ... Los Angeles Times
InformationWeek - 14 hours ago
Analysts suggest such a device would help the news publisher find an answer to reverse shrinking subscriber bases, as well as revenue losses from publications.
Entertainment Weekly - 5 hours ago
People.com reports that Rihanna has reunited with her boyfriend, R&B singer Chris Brown, some three weeks after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting her.
Report: Rihanna, Chris Brown reconcile Chicago Sun-Times
Report: Rihanna & Chris Brown back together at Sean (Diddy) Combs ... New York Daily News
New York Daily News - 4 hours ago
BY Nancy Dillon Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in 2008. LOS ANGELES - Supermodel Gisele Bundchen was the picture of tradition at her hush-hush Catholic wedding to football phenom Tom Brady, ...
Patriots pals mum on Tom Brady’s nuptials Boston Herald
Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen wed in California Detroit Free Press
Chicago Tribune - 6 hours ago
Simon Cowell's prayers have been answered: Comedian Nick "Normund Gentle" Mitchell was voted off "American Idol" on Thursday night.
'American Idol': And now there are six! Entertainment Weekly
Philadelphia Daily News - 5 hours ago
Albert Haynesworth walked into the lobby of Redskins Park on the first day of free agency. After being congratulated by front-office chief Vinny Cerrato, the All-Pro defensive tackle turned and introduced his mother.
Albert gets fat deal: $100M from 'Skins Detroit Free Press
Boston Globe - 6 hours ago
By Bob Ryan People said this Marbury thing was a roll of the dice, and last night Luck was a fine and proper Lady for the Boston Celtics.
Marbury's addition sure to to derail Celts' repeat bid FOXSports.com
Stephon Marbury punches in for fresh start Boston Herald
San Francisco Chronicle - 5 hours ago
(02-27) 19:09 PST -- Seldom has a losing cause been this much fun. As the Giants witness the comical circus surrounding the Manny Ramirez negotiations, they have to seriously consider if he's worth the trouble.
If/when Manny signs, will he be happy? FOXSports.com
Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago
Los Angeles Times - 13 hours ago
If you're eligible for the health insurance extension, make sure your employer is on top of the situation. By Francesca Lunzer Kritz Not surprisingly, questions remain -- and will continue -- on the decision to subsidize COBRA health insurance benefits ...
Feds will help with COBRA payments Bizjournals.com
Durbin in town to announce boost in unemployment checks, COBRA ... The State Journal-Register
Reuters - 15 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.L) failed to warn physicians and patients about risks associated with its widely used schizophrenia drug Seroquel, plaintiffs' attorneys said on Friday.
Documents on Seroquel show drugmaker knew of risks The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - Feb 27, 2009
The new policy lets the families of fallen troops decide on press coverage, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates says. By Julian E. Barnes Reporting from Washington -- The Pentagon has decided to rescind a long-standing prohibition against press coverage ...
Editorial: Pictures of War Dead Philadelphia Inquirer
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 6 hours ago
The United States has decided not to participate in a UN conference on racism in April unless the final document is changed to drop all references to Israel and its criticism of religion, a senior US official said Friday.
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Investigators are examining turbulence as one of the possible causes of the Turkish Airlines crash that killed nine people and injured more than 100 near Amsterdam's main airport, a spokesman said Saturday.