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By AUBREY COHEN The Obama administration's new mortgage plan should help many troubled homeowners in the Seattle area, although it could do more, according to local experts.
Do you qualify for a new, cheaper mortgage on your Silicon Valley ... San Jose Mercury News
Washington Post - 40 minutes ago
Michael S. Steele has called himself the "de facto leader" of the GOP. (By Pablo Martinez Monsivais -- Associated Press) Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site.
Obama hosts congressional leaders for dinner The Associated Press
Who leads the Republican Party? Who cares? Washington Examiner
Reuters UK - 1 hour ago
By Julian Linden SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - The two Australian umpires caught up in the attack by gunmen on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan have slammed the security arrangements for the tour.
guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago
Gordon Brown yesterday invoked the spirit of American optimism as he challenged Congress to let Barack Obama lead the world away from self-defeating protectionism and the perils of irreversible climate change.
Gordon Brown brings economic optimism to US Congress Times Online
Aljazeera.net - 1 hour ago
The US has accused Iran of funding "terrorism", posing threats to Israel and Europe, and seeking to "intimidate as far as they think their voice can reach".
Clinton's caution in Israel has some Palestinians grumbling< MiamiHerald.com
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 45 minutes ago
By BOB KEEFE WASHINGTON - Congress is getting an earful over “earmarks” - those pork-barrel spending projects tucked inside the federal budget - and Georgia and many of its lawmakers are far from exempt from the controversy.
President Obama, Sen. McCain unite to slash no-bid contracts New York Daily News
Reuters - 48 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Barbara Bush, mother of former President George W. Bush, was recovering on Wednesday from heart surgery in a Houston hospital where her aortic valve was replaced, a spokeswoman said.
Newsweek - 1 hour ago
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Top Bush Aides to Testify in US Attorneys’ Firings New York Times
Financial Times - 1 hour ago
By Andrew Jack in London Pharmaceutical companies face substantial extra litigation after the US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that safety warnings on their drugs approved by federal regulators did not protect them from lawsuits in individual states.
Drug Ruling Puts Devices in Spotlight New York Times
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration task force working to restructure General Motors Corp (GM.N) and Chrysler will meet with a top US executive of Toyota Motor Corp (7203.
Ford plans to retire up to $10.4 billion in debt Detroit Free Press
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Dune Lawrence and Li Yanping March 5 (Bloomberg) -- Premier Wen Jiabao said China will “significantly increase” investment in 2009, widening efforts to meet the 8 percent economic growth target that it says is needed to protect jobs.
China 'faces most difficult year' BBC News
In Crisis, China Vows Openness Washington Post
CNET News - 2 hours ago
by Nicole Lee If you don't feel like spending more than $300 on the Kindle 2, Amazon's free Kindle ebook application for the iPhone and iPod Touch may be a much more affordable, if imperfect, solution.
Kindle for iPhone PC Magazine
Kindle for iPhone may benefit Amazon, analysts say The Associated Press
GigaOm - 50 minutes ago
Today, Facebook announced several (and somewhat big) changes to their homepage/newsfeed, as well as the removal of most distinctions between public pages and profiles.
Facebook's redesign appears to target Twitter Los Angeles Times
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Universal Music Group and Google-owned video supersite YouTube are close to striking a deal to create a standalone site for music videos, according to anonymous sources cited by CNET News.
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By Ken Lee Almost a month after Rihanna was allegedly assaulted in a domestic violence case, Chris Brown has yet to be formally charged with any crime by prosecutors.
Chris Brown update: Court appearance tomorrow expected Entertainment Weekly
Chris Brown may not be charged? Let's put our surprised face on. Los Angeles Times
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By Ken Gurnick / MLB.com James Loney might bat cleanup behind Manny Ramirez in the Dodgers' lineup. (Ben Margot/AP) PHOENIX -- Manny Ramirez passed his physical Wednesday, and that sure made Joe Torre feel good.
Ramírez Signs Two-Year Deal, Ending Stalemate With Dodgers New York Times
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 56 minutes ago
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - LeBron James scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched a playoff spot with a 91-73 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at Quicken Loans Arena.
Cavaliers clinch playoff spot with win over Bucks The Associated Press
Cavaliers 91, Bucks 73 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 46 minutes ago
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By TODD ACKERMAN President Barack Obama on Wednesday will convene a forum to start deciding how best to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to reform the nation’s troubled health care system, an issue whose complexity has bedeviled presidents dating ...
Obama aide to attend health care talks in Dearborn Detroit Free Press
CNNMoney.com - 4 hours ago
By Jared A. Favole WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that gives the Food and Drug Administration powers to regulate the tobacco industry.
Bill Would Put Tobacco Under FDA Control Washington Post
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Not so many years ago, the idea of Queen Elizabeth II granting Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy an honorary knighthood would have been hard for Irish-Americans and Britons alike to imagine -- and hard for some to swallow.
Queen Elizabeth awards Kennedy honorary knighthood Kansas City Star
CNN - 3 hours ago
(CNN) -- The defendant in a murder trial in Stockton, California, was shot dead Wednesday after attacking the judge during a courtroom recess, authorities said.
Los Angeles Times - 32 minutes ago
Unofficial results show 50.3% of voters opposing it and 49.7% in favor. Coalition of politicians, labor leaders and environmentalists hope 46000 uncounted mail-in and provisional ballots will push it By David Zahniser and Phil Willon The Los Angeles ...
LA mayor bounces back, or does he? International Herald Tribune
2 accused of laundering LA mayoral contributions San Jose Mercury News