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By DAVID M. HALBFINGER A mere 65 votes separated the two candidates late Tuesday in an upstate New York Congressional contest that has received national attention and is seen as a referendum on the Obama administration’s economic recovery efforts.
Murphy Lead Is Razor-Thin in House Race Wall Street Journal
Absentee Ballots to Decide NY House Race Washington Post
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Thomas Heath Washington area dealerships that sell General Motors and Chrysler vehicles have been trimming costs and reducing the number of cars on their lots for more than a year in expectation that the two American manufacturing icons might be ...
Comment by Gary ChaisonProf. of Industrial Relations, Clark University
Loren Steffy: Maybe auto bankruptcy not such a bad idea Houston Chronicle
Boston Globe - 56 minutes ago
Xinhua - 35 minutes ago
CANBERRA, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said on Wednesday Iran's attendance at a meeting to discuss the war in Afghanistan showed a willingness from all central Asian neighbors to assist the war-torn nation.
US, Iran officials meet at conference on Afghanistan Los Angeles Times
Jerusalem Post - 4 hours ago
By TOVAH LAZAROFF Outgoing prime minister Ehud Olmert might have spoken fervently about peace with the Palestinians, but in 2008, Palestinians watched workers break slightly more ground for new settlement homes than they did in any single year under ...
In Israel, Netanyahu and super-sized Cabinet sworn in Los Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal - 28 minutes ago
By JONATHAN WEISMAN and JAY SOLOMON LONDON -- In the closing weeks of his presidential campaign, Barack Obama's running mate, Joe Biden, warned that the world would soon test a young, relatively inexperienced president.
Broad US-Russia Agreement in Works Washington Post
Washington Post - 58 minutes ago
By Juliet Eilperin House Democrats introduced an ambitious climate bill yesterday aimed at pleasing both environmental and business interests, even as Senate leaders acknowledged that the party faces serious challenges in trying to pass a carbon limit ...
US Carbon Emissions Trading Core of Clean Energy Bill Environment News Service
House fast-tracks major changes on energy and climate Christian Science Monitor
Reuters - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathleen Sebelius, named as US health secretary by President Barack Obama, became his latest nominee to reveal income tax issues, saying on Tuesday she paid nearly $8000 to settle errors over three years.
Sebelius becomes latest Obama Cabinet pick with tax troubles MiamiHerald.com
Sebelius admits errors, pays $7000 in back taxes The Associated Press
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
A three-judge state panel in Minnesota dealt Norm Coleman (R) a serious setback in his bid for reelection to the Senate, ruling yesterday that only 400 absentee ballots in his contest against entertainer Al Franken (D) may be reviewed and possibly ...
USA Today - 52 minutes ago
By Steven Senne, AP By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY Smokers are gasping at higher cigarette and cigar prices as the largest federal tobacco tax increase in history takes effect.
Texas smokers to pay $7 a pack with federal take hike Houston Chronicle
Health officials are working to stamp out smoking in San Antonio Bizjournals.com
Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
Forget low mortgage rates and the buyer's market. Real-estate prices still have a long way to fall. By BRETT ARENDS Homeowners are watching anxiously for any signs of housing market stabilization.
FOXBusiness - 2 hours ago
Sun-Times Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SUTM) today announced that it and certain affiliates (the "Company") filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
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Local media group files for bankruptcy Kane County Chronicle
BusinessWeek - 22 minutes ago
CNET News - 3 hours ago
by Jessica Dolcourt Hot on the heels of releasing Skype for iPhone, the VoIP communications company has come to the table with news of a free, 'lite' version of Skype for BlackBerry.
Static Expected For ebay's Skype On The iphone Wall Street Journal
ZDNet - 10 hours ago
BuddyTV - 35 minutes ago
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`Idol' judges distracted by Iraheta's funky outfit The Associated Press
Vast song choice trips up some ‘Idols’ msnbc.com
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Playmate and the Woz are done dancing. Playboy model Holly Madison and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak were booted from the "Dancing With the Stars" ballroom Tuesday during the ABC show's first midseason double elimination.
BBC News - 1 hour ago
Pop star Madonna is in Malawi awaiting the result of a court bid to adopt an orphan, four-year-old Chifundo "Mercy" James.
People: Madonna says she's not using fame to speed adoption San Jose Mercury News
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.
SI.com - 40 minutes ago
TRENTON, NJ (AP) -A perfect season or a championship guarantee? One of those could come to fruition at the Final Four in St. Louis.
Huskies charge into the Final Four Sports Network
Denver Post - 1 hour ago
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
By Mike Hughlett | Tribune reporter The latest salmonella scare, which compelled the FDA this week to warn people away from food containing pistachios, began with the discovery of tainted California nuts in the Chicago area.
FOXBusiness - 1 hour ago
PARIS & PRINCETON, NJ, Mar 31, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) ----Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced today new findings from a landmark investigational study that demonstrated that, for patients ...
Plavix Plus Aspirin Lowers Stroke Risk U.S. News & World Report
Reuters - 7 hours ago
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Early data for Roche Holding AG's drug Avastin shows enough promise in treating patients with a certain brain cancer to be considered for quick approval, a US advisory panel said on Tuesday.
FDA committee gives nod to Genentech’s Avastin Bizjournals.com
Wall Street Journal - 28 minutes ago
By JOE LAURIA NEW YORK -- The Obama administration said it will stand for election to one of three open seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council, reversing a key decision by the Bush administration.
In Reversal, US Seeks Election to UN Human Rights Council New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
(03-31) 19:30 PDT -- His celebrated uncle once called the place a "pig sty," and that was nearly 25 years ago. Now the nephew, in charge of the 49ers as team president, is trying to secure plans for a stadium in Santa Clara and leave Candlestick Park, ...
Indian techie in US shoots family, self Times of India
Police ID Calif. family in apparent murder-suicide The Associated Press
BBC News - 5 hours ago
Police are mounting a huge security operation as anti-capitalist and climate change activists plan a series of protests around the G20 summit.
The G20 agendas: Dinners, delegates and dissent guardian.co.uk