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Suicide bomber hit station next to Russia's top security agency

Washington Post - Greg Miller, Peter Finn - ‎1 hour ago‎
The twin suicide bombings that killed at least 38 people in Moscow's crowded subway system on Monday included an attack on a station just steps away from the headquarters of Russia's premier security service.

Last of Nine Alleged Cop-Killing Plotters Arrested

ABC News - Sarah Netter, Dan Harris - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The last of nine people indicted in a plot to kill police officers was arrested this evening at a home in Hillsdale County Mich. The Hutaree group claims Jesus is its "top general.
Feds nab last militia member Detroit Free Press

RNC expense report renews criticism about Steele's spending

Washington Post - Dan Eggen - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The Republican National Committee and its chairman, Michael S. Steele, were engulfed in controversy again Monday after new financial reports showed that the party used tens of thousands of donor dollars for luxe hotels, private jets and ...

Turkey Faults Germany and France on Military Sales to Greece

New York Times - Stephen Castle - ‎1 hour ago‎
BRUSSELS - Just as the German chancellor arrived in Ankara on Monday for bilateral talks, fraught with differences over education and accession to the European Union, a fresh rift seemed to have emerged over policies toward Greece, ...

A Majority of Americans Approve of Obama's Afghanistan Effort

Vanity Fair - Bill Bradley - ‎11 hours ago‎
• Yesterday, President Obama flew through the night to Kabul for his first visit to Afghanistan as commander-in-chief. Obama visited with American troops and urged President Hamid Karzai to take on rampant corruption.
Obama Presses Afghan Leader Wall Street Journal

US official doubts N.Korea role in warship sinking

AFP - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - A senior US official on Monday doubted that North Korea was involved in the recent sinking of a South Korean warship, in which dozens of crewmen are missing.

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Tennessee, Delaware win education grants

Los Angeles Times - Kim Geiger, Howard Blume - ‎2 hours ago‎
California finishes 27th among 41 applicants for millions in funding, losing points because only 56% of school districts agreed to participate.

EPA Delays Plants' Pollution Permits

New York Times - John M. Broder - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that it would not require power plants or other industrial sites to obtain federal pollution permits for emitting greenhouse gases before next January.

Prosecutor: 9 teens charged in bullying that led to girl's suicide

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Phoebe Prince, who had recently moved from Ireland, committed suicide on January 14 in Northhampton, Massachusetts.

Morgan Stanley to handle sale of US stake in Citigroup

Washington Post - David Cho - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The Treasury Department announced Monday that it had selected Morgan Stanley to handle the sale of its massive stake in Citigroup, spurning an offer from Goldman Sachs, which was willing to do the job at virtually no cost to the federal ...

Greece to Issue Seven-Year Bond

Wall Street Journal - Clare Connaghan, Mark Brown - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Greece continued to pay a stiff premium Monday to raise €5 billion ($6.71 billion) in its third syndicated bond offering of the year, a demonstration that the announcement last week of a possible European Union rescue ...

SEC Looks at Wall St. Accounting

New York Times - Louise Story - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it had started an inquiry into about two dozen financial companies to determine whether they followed accounting practices similar to those recently disclosed in an investigation of ...

Who Wants to Buy Apple's iPad?

PC World - Jr Raphael - ‎1 hour ago‎
The iPad, as anyone who follows tech news knows, has riled up the masses in a way few devices can. Some swear it'll revolutionize computing; others see it as an overhyped and oversized iPod Touch.

New iPhone Could End AT&T's US Monopoly

Wall Street Journal - Yukari Iwatani Kane, Niraj Sheth - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apple Inc. plans to begin producing this year a new iPhone that could allow US phone carriers other than AT&T Inc. to sell the iconic gadget, said people briefed by the company.

Nintendo's Cammie Dunaway on the new DSi XL handheld

USA Today - Mike Snider - ‎5 hours ago‎
Now in stores is Nintendo's third iteration of the DS handheld, the DSi XL, which sells for $189.99, and boasts a screen that is 93% larger than the DS Lite.
Nintendo DSi XL PC Magazine

Sandra Bullock Has No Plans to Adopt Jesse James's Kids

People Magazine - Alexis Chiu, Catherine Donaldson-Evans - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Despite reports, Sandra Bullock isn't aiming to become a legal parent to her husband's three kids. "There are no plans, nor have there ever been any plans, for Sandra Bullock to adopt any of Jesse James's ...

Five Things You Need to Know About Ricky Martin

E! Online (blog) - Marc Malkin - ‎1 hour ago‎
As you may have already heard, the Puerto Rican pop star came out of the closet today as a gay man. However, there's a lot more to this guy than just his sexuality and his infectious hits "Livin' la Vida Loca" and "She Bangs.

Jews mark arrival of Passover with the Biur Chametz (burning of the bread)

New York Daily News - Owen Moritz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jews observed the Biur Chametz (burning of the bread) across the city Monday in a ritual marking the arrival of Passover. All leavened products must be destroyed to make households ready for Passover, which begins at sundown Monday with ...

Sabres-Bruins Game Review

USA Today - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Ryan Miller stopped 40-of-42 shots as Buffalo nipped Boston, 3-2, at TD Garden. Tyler Myers, Paul Gaustad and Tim Kennedy tallied for the Sabres, who have won six of seven and moved within a point (95-94) of idle ...

Energized Raptors fight off the Bobcats

National Post - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Chris Keane/Reuters Toronto forward Chris Bosh\ and Charlotte Bobcats guard DJ Augustin fight for a loose ball. CHARLOTTE, NC - Apparently, there is no figuring out these Toronto Raptors.
Raptors bounce back, beat Bobcats 103-101 Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ward leads Hurricanes past Thrashers 4-1

The Associated Press - Paul Newberry - ‎22 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA - Carolina goalie Cam Ward made a brilliant return after being out nearly two months, Erik Cole scored a decisive goal with 4:11 left and the Hurricanes beat the Thrashers 4-1 Monday night, dealing a blow to Atlanta's playoff hopes.

Insurance industry agrees to fix kids coverage gap

The Associated Press - Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar - ‎46 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - After battling President Barack Obama's health care overhaul the better part of a year, the insurance industry said Monday it won't try to block his efforts to fix a potentially embarrassing glitch in the new law.

CDC: H1N1 still causing serious illness

CNN - Miriam Falco - ‎2 hours ago‎
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- Health officials are reminding Americans that the H1N1 flu is still around and causing serious illness, particularly in the Southeast.

Junk food addiction may be clue to obesity: study

Reuters - JoAnne Allen - ‎Mar 28, 2010‎
Do you live near a top hospital? Our interactive graphic maps out the best 100 on Thomson Reuters' annual list. Full Coverage | Full Article Chocolate bars are pictured in the employees' supermarket at the Nestle headquarters in Vevey February 19, ...

Unearthing the Sex Secrets of the Périgord Black Truffle

New York Times - Nicholas Wade - ‎Mar 28, 2010‎
The black truffle of Périgord, the cynosure of every foodie's dreams, is about to yield its most intimate secrets to a team of French and Italian researchers who have decoded its genome.

Ex-Bush Aide: GOP Made Big Mistake on Health Care

AOL News - ‎Mar 22, 2010‎
WASHINGTON (March 22) -- As President Barack Obama's health care overhaul inched toward a historic final vote this month, Republicans exuded a particular kind of public confidence: They might not have the votes to stop the bill, GOP leaders argued, ...

NAACP: SunTrust Mortgage worker fired over e-mail

Richmond Times Dispatch - Chris I. Young - ‎Mar 17, 2010‎
The NAACP says a 14-year employee was fired from SunTrust Mortgage Inc. in Richmond after she was accused of sending a chain e-mail she received at work that ultimately was forwarded to the NAACP.

Overqualified? Yes, but Happy to Have a Job

New York Times - Michael Luo - ‎Mar 28, 2010‎
GRANDVIEW, Mo. - Don Carroll, a former financial analyst with a master's degree in business administration from a top university, was clearly overqualified for the job running the claims department for Cartwright International, a small, ...

Mark Steyn: Ann Coulter is also asking for it

National Post (blog) - Mark Steyn - ‎Mar 22, 2010‎
Ah, that famous Canadian hospitality. One François Houle, Provost of the University of Ottawa, writes to warn a forthcoming visitor to the campus, Miss Ann Coulter, that Canadians enjoy only the right to government-regulated "free speech" ...