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Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By JONATHAN WEISMAN AP President Barack Obama met with Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev at Winfield House in London on Wednesday.
G20 talks bring arms control treaty between Russia and USA guardian.co.uk
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By ELISABETH BUMILLER WASHINGTON - Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top American commander for Iraq and Afghanistan, warned a Senate panel on Wednesday that militant extremists in Pakistan “could literally take down their state” if left unchallenged, ...
Senator Carl Levin questions Pakistan aid plan Los Angeles Times
US Weighs Putting 70000 Troops in Afghanistan Wall Street Journal
Washington Post - 26 minutes ago
By Paul Kane Ted Stevens, not the US Department of Justice, should now get to write the last chapter of his storied political career.
Decision to drop Stevens case Points to Scrutiny of Prosecutors San Jose Mercury News
Prosecutorial missteps from trial of former Sen. Ted Stevens Los Angeles Times
BBC News - 1 hour ago
A second day of protests are expected as world leaders gather for the G20 summit at the ExCel Centre in London. From 0700 BST there are plans to disrupt traders at the London Stock Exchange, and from 1100 BST anti-war protests are planned near the ...
Man dies during G20 protests guardian.co.uk
Reuters - 4 hours ago
By Mohammed Assadi BEIT IKSA, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinians living on the bizarre and fragmented border Israel has cut through the West Bank were pessimistic on Wednesday about any deal with Israel's new government to give them a viable state.
BBC News - 2 hours ago
By Rajini Vaidyanathan In the US she is already a cover girl, gracing the front of glossy magazines like Vogue and Hello. In the UK on her first visit as First Lady, Michelle Obama seems to be making just as big an impact.
Michelle does London - the fashion story so far guardian.co.uk
‘Mighty Michelle’ Obama: Dressed for Queen and country Christian Science Monitor
San Jose Mercury News - 1 hour ago
AP LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif.—Authorities say one person is dead and an unknown number injured after a car transporter truck careened out of control and slammed into a bookstore in Los Angeles County.
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE ALBANY - The continued illness of a Democratic state senator on Wednesday once again stalled votes on budget bills, meaning that final passage of the measure could take at least until the end of the week.
House takes up a plan tied to health care overhaul The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON - The House has approved yet another bill to restrict bonuses and compensation at financial firms that have received government bailout money, as Democrats muscled the legislation past angry Republican opposition.
House Passes New, Weaker Bill Curbing Bonuses Wall Street Journal
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' securities regulators sued Fairfield Greenwich Group, a major "feeder fund" for Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, accusing the hedge fund of lying to investors and not exercising enough diligence ...
Fund charged over $7bn pumped into Madoff empire guardian.co.uk
BusinessWeek - 2 hours ago
Wall Street wasn't in a jovial mood as April Fools' Day 2009 got underway. Investors were greeted by news of a much larger than anticipated decline in private payrolls in the ADP employment survey for March.
Rise in Home Sales Helps Counter Gloomy Jobs Data New York Times
Bloomberg - 10 minutes ago
By Jack Kaskey April 1 (Bloomberg) -- Dow Chemical Co., the biggest US chemical maker, will sell its Morton Salt unit to K+S Aktienesellschaft, Europe’s largest salt producer, for $1.675 billion in cash to help finance the acquisition of Rohm & Haas.
Dow closes on $16.5B buyout of Rohm & Haas The Associated Press
PC World - 2 hours ago
The Conficker worm may have infected more machines than previously thought, according to Internet infrastructure provider OpenDNS.
Conficker D: What Happens After April 1? ChannelWeb
Reuters - 1 hour ago
USA Today - 2 hours ago
By Leslie Cauley, USA TODAY Apple's (AAPL) unique treatment of the new Skype Internet calling feature on the iPhone - the free app works only on Wi-Fi, not the cellular or 3G network - is raising concern among public-policymakers and consumer advocates ...
Review: Skype finally does VoIP right on the iPhone Ars Technica
Apple's iPhone, an Indian Flop, Prepares for China BusinessWeek
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - 27 minutes ago
New York Times - 23 minutes ago
By BILL CARTER CBS announced Wednesday the cancellation of the longest-running scripted program in broadcasting history, the soap opera “Guiding Light.
'Guiding Light' to air last episode in September, ending 72-year run Entertainment Weekly
Washington Post - 52 minutes ago
By Lisa de Moraes Everyone involved in the Great "Project Runway" Kerfuffle was tripping over each other yesterday to announce how happy they were that the lawsuit had been settled out of court, and the show would now go on -- Lifetime.
It’s Official! Project Runway Returns to TV This Summer People Magazine
'Project Runway' lands at Lifetime after dispute The Associated Press
The Associated Press - 36 minutes ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jozy Altidore became the youngest American with an international hat trick, and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 3-0 Wednesday night to maintain its lead in the final round of qualifying for next year's World Cup.
Jozy Gets a Hat Trick New York Times
SportingNews.com - 1 hour ago
The Associated Press - 6 minutes ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby scored power-play goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended one of the best homestands in franchise history, twice scoring two goals in a matter of seconds against Martin Brodeur during a 6-1 rout of the ...
Crosby , Kunitz lead the way for Penguins Rotoworld.com
Penguins complete homestand with 6-1 win Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Associated Press - 56 minutes ago
TERRA BELLA, Calif. (AP) - The reason it didn't take dozens of illnesses for federal regulators to learn about salmonella-tainted pistachios has nothing to do with federal regulations.
Comment by William D. Marler, JDMarler Clark LLP PS
U.S. News & World Report - 11 hours ago
Stronger healthcare systems and improved medications and tests for tuberculosis infections are needed to fight a "potentially explosive" increase in difficult-to-treat TB strains, World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said today.
Drug-resistant TB may ‘spiral out of control,' UN says MiamiHerald.com
Gates Foundation targets TB in China Bizjournals.com
Science Daily (press release) - 1 hour ago
ScienceDaily (Apr. 1, 2009) - Women are often told that mammography saves lives. But rarely is the question asked, 'how often?
Benefits of breast cancer screening questioned Telegraph.co.uk
Genetic testing gives women options in breast cancer treatment Hattiesburg American
Los Angeles Times - 30 minutes ago
When it comes to solving the global economic crisis, Obama and Britain's Brown are at philosophical odds with France's Sarkozy and Germany's Merkel.
G20 leaders' bid to rescue economy The Press Association
CNN - 55 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO, California (CNN) -- Four Californians are accused of kidnapping a 16-year-old boy and torturing him for nearly a year before he escaped captivity wearing only boxer shorts and a shackle on his ankle, according to an indictment released ...
Four indicted for torturing, abusing Tracy teen San Francisco Chronicle
Tracy torture suspects plead not guilty to charges they abused teen San Jose Mercury News
Houston Chronicle - 5 minutes ago
AP SAN ANTONIO - A Texas nurse has been charged with injecting 10 patients with bleach, killing five of them, at a dialysis center where the mystery surrounding an unusual spike in deaths last April has shadowed the clinic for the past year.
Former Texas nurse charged with killing 5 patients The Associated Press