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US Plan Seeking Expanded Power in Seizing Firms

New York Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner and Ben S. Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. By EDMUND L. ANDREWS and ERIC DASH WASHINGTON - The Obama administration and the Federal Reserve, still smarting from the ...

Mexico's drug lords look south to Peru

Los Angeles Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Recent arrests and cocaine seizures point to the cartels' growing presence in the South American country. By Chris Kraul Reporting from Lima, Peru -- A recent surge in arrests and cocaine seizures in Peru points to an increased presence of Mexican drug ...

Oakland holds vigil for 4 slain officers

The Associated Press - ‎24 minutes ago‎
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The brutal deaths of four Oakland police officers prompted an outpouring of sympathy Tuesday, from makeshift memorials to donations to a vigil that drew hundreds to the scene of some of the weekend's bloodshed.

Netanyahu: Coalition with Labor will bring stability to Israel

Ha'aretz - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Mazal Mualem, Nadav Shragai and Yair Ettinger Labor Party chairman Ehud Barak succeeded on Tuesday in bringing his party into Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, despite bitter internal opposition.

Embattled Sudanese President Bashir Expected in Cairo Wednesday

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Peter Clottey In a show of defiance of the recent international arrest warrant issued by international Criminal Court (ICC), Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is expected to be in the Egyptian capital, Cairo today for a state visit.

Czech Government Collapses After Losing No-Confidence Vote

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Stefan Bos The Czech government has collapsed after losing a non-confidence vote in parliament late Tuesday. The vote came after the center right government of Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek was criticized for the way it handled the economic crisis ...

Specter Says He Won’t Back Union Bill Again

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By KATE PHILLIPS WASHINGTON - Senator Arlen Specter, who was the lone Republican to side with Democrats on the Senate’s last vote on union-organizing legislation, announced Tuesday that he would not vote for this session’s bill.

Senate approves Locke as commerce secretary

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Senate voted on Tuesday to approve the nomination of former Washington state Governor Gary Locke to be US commerce secretary, putting a Chinese-American in the job for the first time.

Should Obama speak at Notre Dame?

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some Fighting Irish are fighting mad about the prospect of an American president addressing graduates at the spring commencement. Should Roman Catholic colleges and universities roll out the red carpet for a sitting president if he doesn’t agree with ...

In News Conference, Obama Says He Sees 'Signs of Progress' on Economy

Washington Post - ‎50 minutes ago‎
President Obama held a prime-time news conference Tuesday addressing the economic recession, his administration's recovery strategy, and other current events during the first 60 days of his presidency.

China ‘Super Currency’ Call Shows Dollar Concern

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Li Yanping March 25 (Bloomberg) -- China’s call for the creation of a new international reserve currency may signal its concern at the dollar’s weakness and ambitions for a leadership role at next week’s Group of 20 summit, economists said.

Japan Posts Trade Surplus, But Exports Plunge Further

Wall Street Journal - ‎58 minutes ago‎
(Adds detail on record regional imports and exports declines, background on lower oil and commodity prices, and comments from Ministry of Finance official and economist.

Upstart OnLive takes aims at global console makers

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Gabriel Madway SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 (Reuters) - A new video game company is aiming to challenge the big three console makers by providing a "cloud-based" gaming system promising on-demand access to games and no lag time.

China blocks YouTube videos

San Jose Mercury News - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Elise Ackerman China, which has previously shut down video traffic on YouTube's network without explanation, did so again Tuesday, according to Google.

Obama asks NASA, Russian astronauts about solar arrays, outer ...

Computerworld - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Sharon Gaudin March 24, 2009 (Computerworld) After several busy days aboard the International Space Station and the connected space shuttle Discovery, astronauts today took questions today from President Barack Obama about their diet, ...

Justices Consider Interplay Between First Amendment and Campaign ...

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON - A quirky case about a slashing documentary attacking Hillary Rodham Clinton would not seem to be the most obvious vehicle for a fundamental re-examination of the interplay between the First Amendment and campaign finance ...

George Lopez to launch TBS talk show in November

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
By James Hibberd LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - TBS is throwing its hat into the late-night ring with a new talk show starring actor-comic George Lopez.
George Lopez Gets New Show

Gore to publish new global warming book in November

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and former US Vice President Al Gore will publish a follow-up to his global warming awareness bestseller "An Inconvenient Truth" on Nov. 3. The book will be called "Our Choice" and will describe ...

Stadium vote lifts Marlins' spirits - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Joe Frisaro / JUPITER, Fla. -- Hanley Ramirez says he loves Miami, and now that the Marlins have the security of a new stadium on the horizon, it increases the chances of the All-Star shortstop remaining with the organization for years to ...

Leafs edge Caps in shootout

Sports Network - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Jeff Hamilton scored the lone goal of the shootout on the Leafs' first shot, and substitute goaltender Curtis Joseph stopped Alex Ovechkin to end the game, as Toronto topped Washington, 3-2, at Air Canada Centre.

Michigan State women beat top-seeded Duke in second round of NCAA ... - ‎44 minutes ago‎
by Kyle Meinke | The Grand Rapids Press AP PhotoMichigan State's Lykendra Johnson, left, defends Duke forward Chante Black in the first half of the Spartans' win Tuesday.

Are You Eating Too Much Meat?

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new study suggests that diets rich in red and processed meat can be harmful. Eating meat has long been a measure of both wealth and health.

Let sunshine in to fight tuberculosis, WHO says

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Laura MacInnis GENEVA, March 24 (Reuters) - Ventilation and some sunshine could go a long way to reduce tuberculosis risks in hospitals and prisons, two strongholds of the contagious lung disease, the World Health Organisation said.

Health insurers say they'll lower premiums for the sick, if ...

Los Angeles Times - ‎48 minutes ago‎
By Noam N. Levey and Lisa Girion Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- The country's leading health insurers Tuesday offered to end their long-standing practice of charging sick customers higher premiums, a significant concession in the face of ...

Onboard Device Could Offer Clue to Montana Crash

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JIM ROBBINS and AG SULZBERGER BUTTE, Mont. - Federal investigators said Tuesday that they had recovered an onboard device that they hoped would shed light on whatever caused a plane crash just short of the airport here Sunday that killed all 14 ...

Forensics show Spector innocent of murder: lawyer

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Forensic evidence in music producer Phil Spector's murder retrial proves he is not guilty of the shooting death of a Hollywood actress six years ago, his lawyer told the jury on Tuesday.

New York governor aims to trim 8900 state workers

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) - About 8900 New York state workers stand to lose their jobs through layoffs and attrition because their unions spurned other ways of saving money, a budget spokesman said on Tuesday.