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Red River forecast revised, but Midwest stays on flood alert

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Carolyn Kaster / AP Floodwater surrounds homes in Fargo, ND Across the river in Minnesota, the force of the Red River could be seen.

Obama to seek NATO support for Afghan plan

Washington Post - ‎27 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama will urge European allies to support his new strategy for Afghanistan, telling NATO partners this week their security could be at risk if the country falls into chaos.

Most Afghan Taliban want peace, ex-commander says

Reuters - ‎35 minutes ago‎
By Jonathon Burch MUSA QALA, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Most Afghan Taliban are willing to lay down their arms, a former insurgent commander said, but are afraid they will be killed for defecting because the government cannot ensure their safety.

World switches off to save planet in "Earth Hour"

Washington Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Lights went out at tourism landmarks and homes across the globe on Saturday for Earth Hour 2009, a global event designed to highlight the threat from climate change.

North Korea may also launch mid-range missile-paper

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - North Korea is preparing to launch a close- to mid-range ballistic missile separately from the long-range rocket that Pyongyang has said it will launch next month, the Sankei Japanese daily newspaper reported on Sunday.

Indonesia crews resume dam rescue

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bodies are still being recovered more than two days after a dam burst near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, killing at least 93 people.

Obama invites major economies to energy forum

CNN International - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of 16 major economies to Washington for a forum on energy and climate next month, the White House announced Saturday.

Budget difficult for all sides

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Craig Gilbert of the Journal Sentinel President Barack Obama speaks about the economy Thursday at the White House. The president’s budget faces resistance.

Three Senior Nominees Announced for Treasury

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Helen E. Garrett, an economist and lawyer who is vice president of academic planning and budget at the University of Southern California, is Obama's choice for assistant secretary for tax policy.

Auto rescue details coming; GM's debt-deal deadline looms

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
BY TIM HIGGINS • FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER • March 29, 2009 As negotiations with bondholders push further into the year, General Motors Corp.

G20 to issue statement on tax havens: US official

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The G20 group of major economic powers will issue a statement next week encouraging countries that serve as "tax havens" to increase transparency and adopt international standards, a US official said on Saturday.

Geithner: The Regulatory War Ahead

BusinessWeek - ‎Mar 27, 2009‎
A broad plan for federal oversight of hedge funds, private equity, and derivatives is drawing approval now. But wait till the details emerge By Theo Francis Fresh off his hit performance with the bank-rescue plan, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner ...

Discovery Makes Safe Return

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
The space shuttle Discovery drops her landing gear before landing on runway 15 Saturday March 28, 2009 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Russian craft docks on International Space Station

Reuters - ‎17 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, March 28 (Reuters) - Astronauts on Russia's Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft manually docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday after a malfunction of the automatic docking system, Russian mission control said.

Could the Tesla Model S become the Google Car?

Computerworld - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tesla Motors introduced their $50000 Model S Electric Sedan this week to lots of ooohs and ahhhs from the automobile and tech communities.

Charity Against Madge's Adoption in Africa

Extra TV - ‎17 hours ago‎
A British children's charity does not want Madonna to adopt another child from Malawi. "Please think twice," Save the Children UK spokesperson Dominic Nutt tells the AP.

Odds and Ends Kids make their choices

Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
"High School Music 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards. The Disney musical was selected as the favorite movie by audience votes at the 22nd annual slime-filled Nickelodeon spectacle held inside UCLA's Pauley ...

Natasha Richardson 911 Tapes Revealed

Entertainment Tonight News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Canadian newspaper is detailing emergency calls made attempting to save actress Natasha Richardson's life. Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper has obtained 911 calls made regarding Richardson's fall earlier this month on the slopes of a Quebec ski ...
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After pouring their hearts into it, Panthers are feeling empty again

Boston Globe - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By Dan Shaughnessy They came to Boston as a No. 1 seed. They came into last night's East Regional final with a 31-4 record. And they left the Hub as the first top seed to be bounced from the NCAA Tournament before the Final Four in two years.

Would Tom Izzo bolt?

Detroit Free Press - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BY MICHAEL ROSENBERG • FREE PRESS COLUMNIST • March 29, 2009 INDIANAPOLIS -- The questions are coming Tom Izzo's way again.

Jenson Button wins the Australian GP in a Brawn GP 1-2

GrandPrix - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Jenson Button won the Australian Grand Prix, leading home his team mate Rubens Barrichello in a Brawn GP 1-2. Third place went to Jarno Trulli in the Toyota - the race finishing under the Safety Car.
Button wins Australian GP for Brawn GP International Herald Tribune

India's Sun Pharma gets FDA approval for topiramate

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian drug firm Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it had received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to sell topiramate tablets.

Stents Cost Less Than Bypass For Many Patients -Study

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
By Jon Kamp Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES ORLANDO, Fla. (Dow Jones)--Angioplasty with stents may be a more cost-effective option than bypass surgery for many patients with severe cases of clogged heart arteries, according to study data that come amid a ...

Device proves option to warfarin in stroke study

Reuters - ‎13 hours ago‎
By Lewis Krauskopf ORLANDO, Fla., March 28 (Reuters) - A new device implanted in the heart proved in a large clinical study to be a potential alternative to a standard blood thinner for helping patients with irregular heart beats prevent stroke, ...

Researchers: Cyber spies break into govt computers

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO (AP) - A cyber spy network based mainly in China hacked into classified documents from government and private organizations in 103 countries, including the computers of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan exiles, Canadian researchers said Saturday.

Storms sow snow, thunder from Plains to South

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Storms spread misery Saturday from the Great Plains to the Gulf Coast, dumping spring snow that cut power to thousands of Kansas utility customers and spawning tornado warnings and heavy rain across the South.

Manslaughter charge in death of pregnant woman

Newsday - ‎57 minutes ago‎
BY PERVAIZ SHALLWANI | Special to Newsday A van driver who admitted drinking four beers and a Cognac less than an hour before he plowed into two women on a sidewalk said the van was defective and hard to handle even before he started drinking, ...