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WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the White House economic team and the Senate's top Republican bellowed about bonuses at a bailed-out insurance giant and pledged to prevent such payments in the future.
Widespread Backlash Over AIG Bonuses ABC News
Reuters - Mar 14, 2009
By Randall Mikkelsen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration stopped calling Guantanamo inmates "enemy combatants" on Friday and incorporated international law as its basis for holding the prisoners while it works to close the facility.
No more 'enemy combatants' at Guantanamo Bay Los Angeles Times
Obama administration dropping 'enemy combatant' term MiamiHerald.com
CNN - 1 hour ago
(CNN) -- The space shuttle Discovery is on pace for a Sunday launch after NASA engineers repaired a leaky gas venting system. Space shuttle Discovery readies for launch, which now appears on pace for Sunday.
NASA fuels Discovery for mission to space station The Associated Press
US Space Shuttle Ready for Launch Voice of America
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Kamran Haider ISLAMABAD, March 16 (Reuters) - Pakistan's government agreed on Monday to reinstate Iftikhar Chaudhry as chief justice to defuse a political crisis and end street agitation that threatened to turn into violent confrontation, ...
Sharif joins Pakistan protesters BBC News
Official: Pakistan to restore chief justice The Associated Press
Times Online - 1 hour ago
Emotionally bruised and fearful of the world, the family of Josef Fritzl will shelter behind the high walls of a psychiatric clinic this week to escape the publicity surrounding the trial of their notorious father.
Austrian who imprisoned daughter goes on trial International Herald Tribune
International Herald Tribune - 4 hours ago
By John F. Burns BELFAST: As the police questioned nine suspects arrested in connection with the killings of two soldiers and a police officer in Northern Ireland this month, the province's police chief said Sunday that only a "very small group" of ...
Nine still questioned on murders BBC News
3 more arrests over killings of two soldiers and officer CNN International
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Scott Wilson Former vice president Richard B. Cheney said yesterday that he strongly disagreed with President Bush's decision not to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, saying his former chief of staff had been left "hanging in the wind.
Cheney Asserts Obama Has Raised Security Risks New York Times
Cheney dismisses idea that Limbaugh is bad for GOP The Associated Press
New York Times - 4 hours ago
By BRIAN KNOWLTON WASHINGTON - Top administration economic advisers walked a careful line Sunday, saying that despite a few hopeful indicators and President Obama’s call to investors to consider returning to the share markets, that it would “take some ...
Oregon St. coach has direct line to White House Chicago Tribune
AFP - 1 hour ago
MIAMI (AFP) - A Miami man shot four people dead early Sunday then killed himself, in what police said may have been the bloody outcome of a domestic dispute.
A Man in Miami Kills his Wife and Three Other People at a Party ToTheCenter.com
Bloomberg - 45 minutes ago
By Scott Lanman March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke used his first televised interview since taking office to say that “political will” and stable banking are essential for the US economy to rebound from the sharpest ...
Bernanke Backs Bailout, Voices Anger at Wall Street Washington Post
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Gavin Evans March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil slumped as much as 5 percent in New York after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries decided against deeper output cuts that may have damaged the global economy.
OPEC discusses output cut Hürriyet
Reuters - 23 minutes ago
NEW YORK, March 15 (Reuters) - Federal investigators are looking to freeze the assets of Ruth Madoff, the wife of jailed swindler Bernard Madoff, because of fears she might flee the country or otherwise spirit away some of the $93 million in her name, ...
Prosecutors target assets of Madoff's wife guardian.co.uk
TMCnet - 2 hours ago
Mar 15, 2009 (Fort Worth Star-Telegram - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- If you couldn't make it to the South by Southwest film festival this year, despair not: Courtesy of an intriguing new program by IFC Films, you're able to ...
SXSW Music festival big draw despite economic woes Houston Chronicle
National Geographic - 2 hours ago
Sea levels around New York City and much of the US Northeast will rise twice as much as in other parts of the United States this century, according to new climate models.
Northeast US to suffer most from future sea rise The Associated Press
CNET News - Mar 13, 2009
by Jason Parker It's happened to just about everyone who has bought an iPhone app at the iTunes Store: At some point the app you paid $7.99 for goes on sale for $1.99--sometimes it's even free the next day.
iPhone firmware followup: the numbers Ars Technica
Your phone, your life: New apps change how you use mobile devices ... San Jose Mercury News
Reuters - 4 hours ago
LOS ANGELES, March 15 (Reuters) - The Disney family adventure "Race to Witch Mountain" outran superhero movie "Watchmen" to take the top spot with $25 million in this weekend's contest at the North American box office.
'Witch Mountain' races to top spot at box office The Associated Press
'Watchmen' no match for 'Witch Mountain' Hollywood Reporter
Entertainment Weekly - 2 hours ago
USA Today - 5 hours ago
Sports Network - 55 minutes ago
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - The Big East dominated the top seeds for the NCAA Tournament, garnering three of the possible four spots, as Louisville, Pittsburgh and Connecticut, along with North Carolina were installed as the top seeds for the ...
Pitt is top-seeded in East regional SportingNews.com
Cardinals, Panthers, Heels, Huskies earn top seeds The Associated Press
USA Today - 47 minutes ago
By Tim Reynolds, AP Sports Writer DORAL, Florida - Tiger Woods' 72nd and final tee shot in the CA Championship drifted way right, struck a tree and bounced perfectly into the center of the fairway.
Mickelson is tied for the lead at the WGC-CA Rotoworld.com
Mickelson claims CA Championship The Age
SportingNews.com - 53 minutes ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State won't have to go far to play in the NCAA tournament. The Buckeyes are headed to Dayton -- little more than an hour away -- for their first-round game on Friday against Siena.
Ohio State basketball: Buckeyes draw No. 8 seed and Siena in first ... The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
ABC News - 29 minutes ago
By STEPHANIE SY Eight-year-old Daniel Clowes is so allergic to peanuts, even a tiny bite of a candy bar can create a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Exposure to Peanuts May Build Tolerance to Allergy U.S. News & World Report
Washington Post - 21 hours ago
President Obama meets with Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the Oval Office, and interpreters work behind them. Lula told reporters last week that he hoped to see the United States work to ease what he says have often been hostile ...
Obama Vows to Overhaul Food Safety ABC News
MSNBC - 4 hours ago
A new report by DC health officials says that at least 3 percent of residents in the nation’s capital are living with HIV or AIDS and every mode of transmission is on the rise.
New York Times - 3 hours ago
By SANGAR RAHIMI and CARLOTTA GALL KABUL, Afghanistan - Four American soldiers were killed in eastern Afghanistan in a roadside explosion on Sunday, the United States military said, in the worst of several attacks by insurgents around the country.
10 soldiers killed in Afghanistan International Herald Tribune
Afghan Violence Kills 12, Including 4 US Troops Voice of America
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Alaa Shahine CAIRO, March 15 (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian groups agreed on Sunday to hold presidential and legislative elections by January 2010 but remained deadlocked over the key issue of forming a unity government that would prepare for the ...
Israeli envoys make final push to free soldier The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - 6 hours ago
By SARAH CHILDRESS Madagascar's president said he would allow a referendum to determine whether he continues as head of state, easing tensions somewhat in the island nation in the Indian Ocean but also setting the country's military up as potential ...
Madagascar president offers poll BBC News