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The Pope said priests and religious workers guilty of child abuse must answer for their crimes. (www.sxc.hu: Mario Alberto Magallanes Trejo, file photo) Irish victims of clerical child sexual abuse are deeply disappointed by Pope Benedict's letter of ...
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Pope's sex abuse letter 'does not address cover-up' Times Online
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
The House Rules Committee was gaveled into session Saturday morning, the next step in the legislative process that will lead to Sunday's debate on a landmark health-care bill.
Video: End Close, Health Care Battle Tilts Obama's Way The Associated Press
BBC News - 35 minutes ago
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said Israeli settlement building anywhere in occupied territory is illegal and must stop. Mr Ban is in the Middle East to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders and press them to resume peace talks.
UN Secretary-General Says Jerusalem Should be Dual Capital Voice of America
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Tens of thousands of opposition activists paraded through Thailand's capital Bangkok to try to win over Bangkok's middle classes to their anti-government campaign.
Thailand's Red Shirts Hold 7th Day of Peaceful Protests Voice of America
Press TV - 28 minutes ago
Iranians around the globe celebrate the Persian New Year, Nowruz, marking the first day of spring, as a time of renewal, hope and change.
Video: Obama wants Iran dialogue ITN NEWS
Obama to Iranians: We Want Brighter Future for You New York Times
New York Times - - 19 hours ago
KABUL, Afghanistan - The former top United Nations official in Afghanistan said that recent arrests of high-ranking Taliban figures by Pakistan had severed important secret communications between the Taliban and the West meant to ...
Pakistani Analysts Respond to Former UN Official's Criticism Voice of America
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FARGO, ND (AP) - A city used to fighting floods was confident Saturday that it had done enough to hold back the swelling Red River - even as the water inched higher - but officials stressed that it was too early to celebrate.
Video: Fargo Holdout: Despite Flood Threat, Won't Move The Associated Press
ABC News - 2 hours ago
AP President Barack Obama delivers remarks on health insurance reform during his event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Friday, March 19, 2010.
Washington Post - - Mar 19, 2010
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Hispanics, frustrated that President Barack Obama has yet to fulfill a pledge to revamp the immigration system, are warning him to deliver this year or face the consequences in congressional elections in November.
GOP senator: Healthcare bill may cost immigration overhaul Los Angeles Times
Financial Times - - 12 hours ago
Google hopes to retain a substantial business presence in China even if its standoff with Beijing over censorship forces it to close its flagship local search engine, local employees and industry experts say.
Reuters - - 19 hours ago
NEW YORK, March 19 (Reuters) - Palm Inc's (PALM.O) most influential investor, Elevation Partners, stood by the smartphone maker on Friday, even as other shareholders bailed and analysts warned its days as an independent company may be ...
Palm (NASDASQ: PALM) Announces Plans to Halt Production of Pre and Pixi Models American Banking News
Palm Shares Plunge as Concerns Mount Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
March 20 (Bloomberg) -- Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd will begin weighing amendments to his proposed overhaul of financial rules next week after accepting a change sought by Federal Deposit ...
Amendments and Impasse May Hamper Banking Bill New York Times
Senators divided over rules on the derivatives market Washington Post
CNET - - 13 hours ago
As we get closer to the launch date of Apple's iPad (April 3), I can't help but ponder how each application I use might translate to the new device.
Apple to iPad devs: on your mark, get set, submit! Ars Technica
eWeek - 4 hours ago
Viacom, which sued video-sharing site YouTube and Google for copyright infringement, in its motion for summary judgment contended Google acquired YouTube in 2006 because it was a "haven of infringement" and planned to profit from it.
YouTube and Viacom Go to Battle PC World
New York Times - - 9 hours ago
Scientists at CERN, the European nuclear research agency, announced Friday morning that they had accelerated beams of protons at the world's largest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, to energies of 3.5 ...
Large Hadron Collider Breaks Energy Record—By 300% National Geographic
People Magazine - - 1 hour ago
Sandra Bullock is still America's Sweetheart: That is clear from the outpouring of support the Best Actress Oscar winner has gotten from fans since allegations of infidelity by her husband Jesse James surfaced.
Sandy still can save it! Sandra Bullock must fight to salvage marriage to ... New York Daily News
ABC News - - 11 hours ago
AP The elderly Texas billionaire who married Anna Nicole Smith in the last year of his life never intended to leave the former stripper any portion of his vast fortune, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Video: Court: Anna Nicole Estate Won't Get Oil Fortune The Associated Press
Entertainment Weekly - - 1 hour ago
In a court filing made public Friday, Lady Gaga alleges a lawsuit filed by ex-boyfriend/music producer Rob Fusari is only a cover to collect “ unlawful compensation” for services as an unlicensed employment agent, according to a press ...
Lady Gaga Is Sued New York Times
ESPN - - 41 minutes ago
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski left the NASCAR hauler after a Saturday morning meeting at Bristol Motor Speedway smiling but going in opposite directions.
Keselowski takes Bristol pole Sports Network
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - - 45 minutes ago
Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/MCTCornell coach Steve Donahue will likely see his stock rise in coaching circles after his Ivy League champion Big Red knock off Temple.
Duke, Cal, Cornell, Wisconsin share common threads in NCAA tournament Los Angeles Times
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MLB.com - - 3 hours ago
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo doesn't like to rush pitching prospects to the big leagues. He was true to his reputation Saturday morning as the Nationals sent right-handers Stephen Strasburg and Drew Storen to Minor ...
Strasburg, Storen among five cut from big-league camp Mid-Atlantic Sports Network
Nationals option Strasburg to Class AA SportingNews.com
Reuters - - 18 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.
President Obama's Health Care Reform & Why it Rocks America's News Online
Seniors set to lose Medicare Advantage perk Palm Beach Post
New York Times - - 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON - In breaking publicly with Roman Catholic bishops over the health care bill, a group of nuns has once again exposed the long-running rift between liberal and conservative theology in the Catholic Church.
Health care overhaul fight exposes Catholic rift Washington Post
US bishops, dissenting Catholics face off in in health care debate Catholic News Agency
Los Angeles Times - - 16 hours ago
The CDC says a third wave of the H1N1 pandemic is less likely in the US Attention now turns to the Southern Hemisphere, where flu season is just beginning.
AP Enterprise: NASA, cruise line got flu shots The Associated Press
GlobalPost - - Mar 16, 2010
It may sound like a sophomoric gag. But these are folk rites going back at least 1500 years, into Japan's agricultural past. They're held to ensure a good harvest and promote baby-making.
Christian Science Monitor - - Mar 16, 2010
China may seem to have defied the recession and the laws of economics. It hasn't. When China's bubble bursts, the global impact will be severe, spiking US interest rates.
Bleacher Report - - Mar 16, 2010
With the NCAA set to commence on Thursday, most of the talk will surround Kansas quest to win a second national title in three years, Kentucky trying to reach its first Final Four in 12 years, can Syracuse rebound from two losses to end the regular ...
New York Times - - Mar 16, 2010
If a stranger came up to you on the street, would you give him your name, Social Security number and e-mail address? Alessandro Acquisti mined Web data to successfully predict Social Security numbers.
Bleacher Report - - Mar 15, 2010
My friends and I like to call them "hows." As in, how did that guy get that girl? Nearly every day, we men see a couple that leaves us scratching our heads.