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Frustrated Americans cheer Obama's tough auto moves

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some frustrated taxpayers cheered President Barack Obama's tough steps to shore up the reeling auto industry on Monday but critics called his decision to fire General Motors' chief a heavy-handed power grab.

A River Prone to Flooding, and Misunderstanding

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By KIRK JOHNSON FARGO, ND - Predicting the weather has always been at least in part a gambler’s game - a matter of odds and percentages.

Pakistan blames Taliban for Lahore attack which leaves 11 dead

guardian.co.uk - ‎59 minutes ago‎
It had started as an ordinary day at the police school in Lahore, with a parade of the cadets at the front of the facility. But, at around 7.30am, the gunmen jumped over the low perimeter wall, throwing grenades at the recruits and firing ...

Clinton Says Afghan Aid Needs Overhaul as Nations Meet on Plan

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Indira AR Lakshmanan March 31 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama’s review of US strategy in Afghanistan revealed widespread failures in development aid programs, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said before a United Nations conference today in ...

US moves warships into position for North Korean missile

guardian.co.uk - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The US and Japan yesterday deployed anti-missile batteries on land and sea to shoot down possible debris from an intercontinental ballistic missile North Korea is expected to test in the next few days.

Israeli Army Closes Probe on Gaza Acts

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By CHARLES LEVINSON JERUSALEM -- The Israeli army closed its criminal investigation into two allegations that soldiers killed unarmed civilians during the war in Gaza, dismissing them after a weeklong probe as hearsay and rumor.

Obama Goes to Lawmakers on Budget

New York Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON - President Obama traveled to Capitol Hill on Monday evening to bolster House Democrats as Congress began a politically charged budget debate that will determine the president’s ability to pursue his broad domestic policy ...

Obama Signs the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The latest on President Obama, the new administration and other news from Washington and around the nation. Join the discussion. THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you so much, Ken, for that extraordinary introduction and for the work that you and your team ...

News Analysis In Albany’s Power Pyramid, Silver Emerges on Top

New York Times - ‎53 minutes ago‎
By DANNY HAKIM Mr. Silver, the powerful and cagey Assembly speaker, achieved what he wanted in the budget that emerged from the shadows of the statehouse this weekend, cementing his newfound role as the capital’s center of gravity.

Brown hopeful for G20

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Frank Prenesti and Rosalba O'Brien LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Monday there was a lot of work to be done to pull together a deal to save the global economy at this week's G20 summit, but it could be achieved.

Microsoft, TomTom settle patent dispute

MarketWatch - ‎7 hours ago‎
By John Letzing, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp. and Dutch personal-navigation technology maker TomTom NV have settled a high-profile legal dispute over intellectual property, the companies said Monday.

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Lorcaserin Pivotal Phase ...

FOXBusiness - ‎36 minutes ago‎
SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ ----Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today positive top-line results from BLOOM (Behavioral modification and Lorcaserin for Overweight and Obesity Management), ...

Pirates Board Apple's iPhone App Store

Wired News - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Brian X. Chen March 30, 2009 | 6:14:23 PMCategories: Apple, iPhone, Law The iPhone's App Store is becoming an increasingly juicy target for pirates, who have illegally cracked 20 percent of paid applications for free distribution.

Homeland Security Keeps Tabs On Conficker Worm

InformationWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
The agency's US-CERT team created worm-scanning software for federal and state government agencies, commercial vendors, and critical infrastructure owners.

Netflix Customers Sing The Blues Over Blu-Ray Price Hike

ChannelWeb - ‎53 minutes ago‎
You might want to make it a Blockbuster night if it's a Blu-ray movie you're after. Netflix Monday told customers that it is raising the rental costs of Blu-ray titles as of April 27 by $1 to $9, depending on the plan they choose.

Madonna's Malawi adoption ruling pushed to Friday under storm of ...

Entertainment Weekly - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Associated Press is reporting that a Malawi court delayed until this Friday a ruling on Madonna's attempt to adopt a second child from the African country.

CORRECTED: "Monsters vs Aliens" signals future 3-D successes

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - DreamWorks Animation SKG's strong $59.3 million opening weekend for 3-D movie "Monsters vs.

NBC renews "Friday Night Lights"

Reuters - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Friday Night Lights" fans can rejoice: NBC has ordered two more seasons of the critically lauded but ratings-challenged drama series.

UA should aim high in coaching search

AZ Central.com - ‎48 minutes ago‎
by Paola Boivin - Mar. 30, 2009 06:38 PM Russ Pennell is out, and rickpitinotomizzojamiedixontubbysmithmarkfewseanmillermarkfox is in.

Kissinger’s New Mission: Bring World Cup to the US

New York Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
By GEORGE VECSEY Dr. Henry A. Kissinger can look back seven decades at the team from a Bavarian town named Fürth, “which in those days was like the Green Bay Packers,” he said in his distinctive accent, known all over the world.

Bennett leaving Wazzu for Virginia

FOXSports.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
by Jeff Goodman Jeff Goodman is a senior college basketball writer for FOXSports.com. He can be reached at GoodmanonFOX@aol.com or check out his blog, Good 'N Plenty.
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5-in-1 Pill May Prevent Heart Disease

WebMD - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Charlene Laino March 30, 2009 (Orlando, Fla.) -- It's cheap. It's easy. And in its first big test, it worked. A "polypill" combining five heart drugs -- three blood-pressure-lowering drugs, a cholesterol-lowering statin drug, and aspirin -- is safe ...

California plant recalls 1 million pounds of pistachio products

CNN - ‎42 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A California food processing plant is voluntarily recalling up to 1 million pounds of roasted pistachio products that may have been contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday.

Task Force Recommends Screening Adolescents for Clinical Depression

FOXBusiness - ‎36 minutes ago‎
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ ----The US Preventive Services Task Force now recommends screening adolescents for clinical depression only when appropriate systems are in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, ...

3 adults, 3 children die in apparent murder-suicide

Los Angeles Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Woman is in critical condition after escaping a 3-story town house near Santa Clara, where a gunman roamed from room to room before killing himself.

The Promise the President Keeps Breaking

FOXNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Bret Baier When President Obama signed the omnibus land conservation bill this afternoon, he again broke his campaign promise to post bills on the Web for five days before adding his signature.

Young, decorated NC officer ended shooting rampage

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
CARTHAGE, NC (AP) - Justin Garner turned down a chance to join the state highway patrol so he could stay on his small hometown's police force.