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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Award-winning actress Natasha Richardson, a member of Britain's Redgrave acting dynasty, died on Wednesday at age 45 after a suffering a severe brain injury in a skiing accident in Canada earlier this week.
Actress Richardson dies of injuries San Francisco Chronicle
Chicago Sun-Times - 44 minutes ago
WASHINGTON --American International Group CEO Edward Liddy, during his scalping Wednesday before House members furious over $165 million in bonuses going to the bailed-out insurer, finally got the message that a company living on the charity of ...
CNN International - 1 hour ago
ST. POELTEN, Austria (CNN) -- Josef Fritzl, who has admitted repeatedly raping his daughter in a cellar dungeon for decades, is expected to be sentenced Thursday by a court in Austria.
Fritzl jury considers its verdict BBC News
Austria: Prosecutor urges life sentence for Fritzl The Associated Press
Aljazeera.net - 39 minutes ago
Israel has detained at least 10 senior Hamas members in the occupied West Bank, according to officials from the Palestinian group.
Shalit is not important enough Ha'aretz
Times Online - 1 hour ago
Security officials from North Korea have detained two Korean-American journalists, apparently while they were on the Chinese side of the border and filming into the closed Stalinist state.
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Michael Heath March 19 (Bloomberg) -- Pakistan’s government urged the Obama administration to reconsider a plan to expand strikes by drones in the tribal regions to include targets in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.
Chicago Sun-Times - 37 minutes ago
BY MICHAEL SNEED Sun-Times Columnist Former President George W. Bush, who is writing a book, is basing it on the 12 most difficult decisions he had to make as president .
Former President Bush gives early details about his coming book Los Angeles Times
Bush to write book on important decisions of presidency CNN International
Los Angeles Times - 5 hours ago
The 'stop-loss' program will be cut back and ultimately eliminated by 2011, the Defense secretary says. By Julian E. Barnes Reporting from Washington -- The number of soldiers forced to remain in the military past their enlistment period under the ...
Army Is Phasing Out Stop-Loss for Soldiers Wall Street Journal
USA Today - 6 hours ago
By Mimi Hall, USA TODAY President Obama hasn't been practicing one-liners, but he is going Thursday night where no sitting president has gone before: to a late-night comedy show.
Coming to a stage near you, the well-oiled Obama Road Show Los Angeles Times
Obama's appearance on Leno first by a sitting president Fort Worth Star Telegram
Bloomberg - 5 hours ago
By Ian King, Tim Mullaney and Connie Guglielmo March 19 (Bloomberg) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. co-founder Scott McNealy, known for deriding the technology of more- established companies, may see his business become part of one of the oldest: ...
IBM Signals Strategy Shift With Talks to Buy Sun Wall Street Journal
How Sun Would Help IBM Get into the Cloud BusinessWeek
Reuters - 40 minutes ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's rejection of Coca-Cola's bid to buy the country's top juice maker, Huiyuan, marked no retreat from government policies welcoming foreign investment, the government said on Thursday.
Huiyuan Shares Plunge On Blocked Bid Wall Street Journal
CNNMoney.com - 49 minutes ago
HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- China Mobile Ltd. (CHL) Chief Executive Wang Jianzhou said Thursday the telecom operator is still aiming for an A-share listing, but it doesn't have a specific timetable.
China Mobile Posts 30% Earnings Rise in '08 Wall Street Journal
CNET News - 5 hours ago
by Jennifer Guevin The iPhone Dev-Team says the upcoming iPhone OS 3.0 can be jailbroken but issued a warning to some 3G users eager to get that shiny new copy-paste feature.
Apple's App Store: How Much Is It? BusinessWeek
Register - 32 minutes ago
Analysis It took nearly two years for the functionally inferior Internet Explorer 6 to finally be surpassed by the better IE 7 in terms of regular daily use.
Microsoft's New Browser Is Better, but Still Not Best Washington Post
Microsoft hopes to turbo charge IE BBC News
CNET News - 2 hours ago
by Jennifer Guevin Sony's e-book reader is about to get a little help from Jane Austen in its battle with the Kindle. Sony announced a partnership with Google Wednesday night that will bring a half-million classic books to the Sony Reader Digital Book.
Sony Reaches Deal to Share in Google’s E-Book Library New York Times
Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago
Newsday - 2 hours ago
On her Web site yesterday, country singer LeAnn Rimes addressed the reported affair she is having with her co-star Eddie Cibrian - the subject of this week's Us magazine cover story.
Married LeAnn Rimes gets cozy with co-star Eddie Cibrian Chicago Tribune
TheCelebrityCafe.com - 1 hour ago
Austin festival South by South West filled with international performers, notably nine member Playing for Change. What started out as a mostly American music festival in Austin, Texas has turned into an international event.
SXSW 2009: A Half-Dozen Things I Learned PC Magazine
Emerging bands scrounge up cash, flock to Texas music festival Los Angeles Times
MLB.com - 2 hours ago
By Matthew Leach / MLB.com Venezuelan closer Francisco Rodrigez has recorded three saves in the 2009 Classic. (Jeffrey M. Boan/AP) MIAMI -- It can hit the ball with frequency and authority.
World of hurt for Youkilis Boston Globe
Venezuela tops United States to win Pool 2 Sports Network
MLB.com - 41 minutes ago
By John Schlegel / MLB.com Toshiya Sugiuchi celebrates after the final out of Japan's 5-0 win over Cuba on Wednesday. (AP) The Samurai will fight another day, their title defense still very much alive.
50-Year Streak Ends as Cuba Fails to Reach Final New York Times
Cubans take big slide in international baseball standing Los Angeles Times
FOXSports.com - 3 hours ago
by Jeff Goodman Jeff Goodman is a senior college basketball writer for FOXSports.com. He can be reached at GoodmanonFOX@aol.com or check out his blog, Good 'N Plenty.
Preview of Thursday's NCAA tournament games Detroit Free Press
UNC: ‘Huge probability’ Lawson is out of opener Atlanta Journal Constitution
Boston Globe - 4 hours ago
By Stephen Smith Regular screening for prostate cancer may prevent the deaths of a small number of men but exposes many more to potentially needless treatments accompanied by serious complications, according to two landmark studies that fail to settle ...
Prostate screening: A help or a harm? Detroit Free Press
Chicago Sun-Times - 44 minutes ago
BY MONIFA THOMAS Staff Reporteremail@example.com More babies were born in the United States in 2007 than any other year on record, surpassing the post-war "baby boom" of the 1950s, new government figures show.
’07 US Births Break Baby Boom Record New York Times
Wall Street Journal - 5 hours ago
By JENNIFER CORBETT DOOREN WASHINGTON -- A US Food and Drug Administration panel Wednesday said a proposed heart drug from Sanofi-Aventis SA should be approved to treat a common heart rhythm disorder.
FDA panel backs Sanofi drug to treat heart rhythms International Herald Tribune
Newsday - 2 hours ago
Gov. Bill Richardson signed a repeal of New Mexico's death penalty yesterday, making it the second state to ban executions since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
New Mexico gov signs bill banning death penalty The Associated Press
New Mexico scraps death penalty BBC News
Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago
Jae C. Hong / AP President Barack Obama, left, talks with University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams while watching a Tar Heels practice on April 29, 2008.
NCAA Tournament mania infiltrates even the Oval Office MiamiHerald.com
Obama's NCAA picks: First fan weighs in on March Madness San Jose Mercury News
New York Times - 6 hours ago
By ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON - Under withering criticism from veterans and Congress, President Obama on Wednesday abandoned a proposal that would have required veterans to use their private health insurance to pay for the treatment of combat-related ...
Obama drops proposal to bill vets’ insurance TheNewsTribune.com