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His party in the minority and his least favorite piece of legislation about to come to a critical vote, John Boehner is showing no sign of backing down in what may be the final days of the health care reform push.
Video: Obama Rallies for Final Health Care Votes The Associated Press
Even before House vote on healthcare bill, legal challenges loom Christian Science Monitor
Wall Street Journal - - 24 minutes ago
An Israeli policeman keeps watch last fall in East Jerusalem near the Dome of the Rock Islamic Shrine. In July of 1996, shortly after Benjamin Netanyahu had acceded for the first time as leader of the Jewish State, he gave a speech to a ...
Video: Quartet urges Israeli action Al Jazeera
US may end up boosting Israeli Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has indicated that he'd lend key support to an immigration effort, but he's angry about Democrats' tactics in moving a healthcare bill.
Latinos press Obama to deliver immigration reform Washington Post
Time short for immigration reform plan Christian Science Monitor
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Voice of America - - 27 minutes ago
Photo: AP The former envoy to Afghanistan for the United Nations, Kai Eide, has criticized Pakistan for arresting top Taliban leaders, such as the group's second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar last month.
Taliban arrests a 'setback' to peace process ABC Online
Arrests of Taliban Figures Ended Talks, Ex-Envoy Says New York Times
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
AP GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Hamas officials say Israeli aircraft have fired five missiles at Gaza's defunct airport and nearby border tunnels, wounding at least 12 people.
Israeli air force bombs Gaza Xinhua
Xinhua - - 36 minutes ago
MOSCOW, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Talks on a strategic arms reduction treaty (START) between Russia and the United States were almost complete, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Nesterenko said Thursday.
US, Russia on Brink of Arms Agreement Voice of America
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Seattle Times - - 33 minutes ago
Senate Democrats have endorsed a new offer on tax hikes, hoping to move the Legislature's budget negotiations forward. By CURT WOODWARD Associated Press Writer Senate Democrats have endorsed a new offer on tax hikes, hoping to move the Legislature's ...
House-passed budget bill is unbalanced by up to $100 million Louisville Courier-Journal
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
The federal judge overseeing litigation between the city and workers at ground zero on Friday rejected a settlement reached by the two sides, telling lawyers that it did not provide enough compensation to plaintiffs and needed to be ...
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
Earth-moving equipment worked to finish a temporary clay dike that protected homes from the rising Red River in one neighborhood of Fargo.
Many tools but no guarantees in forecasting floods Washington Post
Reuters - - 32 minutes ago
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Regulators seized seven more US banks on Friday, as high unemployment and troubled loan portfolios continue to weigh on the sector.
Four more bank failures bring 2010 tally to 37 MarketWatch
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK, March 19 (Reuters) - Global shares slipped from 17-month highs on Friday as weakness in earnings and a rising dollar stunted long-running rallies, while concerns over Greece's debt burden kept pressure on the euro.
Greek Woes Dim Appeal of Euro Zone Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 22 minutes ago
LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - British Airways (BAY.L) said it would fly more than 60 percent of passengers with flights booked for this weekend despite a three-day cabin crew strike that risks hurting the Labour government weeks before an ...
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
Weeks before the iPad, Apple Inc.'s new tablet computer, is released, amateur analysts are reading the digital equivalent of tea leaves to estimate early sales.
Apple to iPad devs: on your mark, get set, submit! Ars Technica
CNET - - 1 hour ago
Viacom has accused YouTube of looking the other way when clips from the Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures were once plentiful on the site.
YouTube and Viacom Go to Battle PC World
The Shocking, Scandalous Details of the YouTube-Viacom Spat Atlantic Online
eWeek - - 3 hours ago
Microsoft's Windows XP Mode, designed to provide SMBs that upgraded to Windows 7 with "last ditch" compatibility for proprietary applications that need Windows XP, no longer requires hardware virtualization technology to run.
Us Magazine - 6 hours ago
On Friday, Jesse James stepped out for the second time since his affair scandal broke earlier this week. Still wearing his wedding ring, the somber-looking biker, 40, dropped his kids off at school.
Jesse James' Alleged Mistress -- I'm No Nazi TMZ.com (blog)
MTV.com - 1 hour ago
You would think that with a brand-new movie to promote (a tiny little rock bio called "The Runaways" that you may have heard of by now,) and a full-time job dodging pesky paparazzo to focus on, Kristen Stewart wouldn't have much time to do anything ...
Cherie Currie: A runaway's comeback San Jose Mercury News
Washington Post - - 19 hours ago
Slack when it should be tight, dull when it needs to be sharp, "The Bounty Hunter" represents a failed attempt to make an Elmore Leonard movie without having to pay Elmore Leonard money.
'The Bounty Hunter' review: Bail on this rom-com New York Daily News
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Royals at the plate: Brian Anderson hit for the cycle in the first four innings as he hit a two-run triple in the first, an RBI double in the second, a two-run single in the third and a two-run homer in the fourth.
Royals pound Diamondbacks 24-9 Kansas City Star
ESPN - 28 minutes ago
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to term with free agent lineback Joey Porter on a three-year contract. The deal is for $17.5 million with a maximum value of $24.5 million, a league source to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Joey Porter: Joey Porter gets big money Rotoworld.com
Joey Porter Chooses the Cardinals FanHouse
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Many states are worried that the healthcare reform plan currently winding through the US Congress will usurp their sovereignty and impose more spending to their already stretched budgets.
Video: Uncertainty About Medicare Fox News
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
AP ATLANTA -- An unexpected big drop in new US tuberculosis cases is probably because of stepped up screening and treatment of immigrants before they leave their native countries, health officials say.
India, China account for 50% of global MDR TB cases Times of India
Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
AP -- An unusual public split between US Roman Catholic bishops, nuns and hospitals over abortion in the health care overhaul could undermine the church hierarchy's influence on the debate and give anti-abortion Democrats the political ...
Catholics Split Over Health Care ABC News (blog)
CNN - - Mar 16, 2010
Washington (CNN) -- A controversial policy that gives US forces in Afghanistan four days to question detainees is being changed to give soldiers more time to interrogate the captives, ...
Long Island Press - - Mar 15, 2010
Another playoff-less spring on Long Island. As sure as all those tulips will break through the ground at Westbury Gardens in a couple of weeks and Long Islanders will start cleaning up their beach chairs and patio ...
CBS News - Mar 16, 2010
(CBS) Passengers on a Virgin America flight from Los Angeles to New York spent more than six hours stranded on a tarmac, received little food or water, and had to take the last leg of their journey by bus - arriving some 14 hours after they departed.
New York Times - - 20 hours ago
AMERICAN public education, a perennial whipping boy for both the political right and left, is once again making news in ways that show how difficult it will be to cure what ails the nation's schools.
CNET - - Mar 16, 2010
Gamers have long known that patience is rewarded with cheaper, less-buggy games. But does that adage hold true for the inclusion of digital rights management as well?