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Abuse furore continues as Catholics observe Easter

ABC Online - Philip Williams - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pope Benedict has presided over Easter ceremonies, as Catholic leaders defend the 82-year-old over criticism of his handling of the Church's widening sex abuse scandal.

Nation sees best jobs report in three years

San Jose Mercury News - Don Lee, Steve Johnson - ‎42 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The US economy got its best jobs report in three years Friday as employers added 162000 jobs in March - a substantial boost itself and a sign of bigger gains ahead.

The IPad Is Here -- Will It Sink or Swim?

PC World - Joel Mathis - ‎2 hours ago‎
The iPad finally arrives in customers' hands on Saturday, behind a wave of hype and supported by generally favorable reviews. But can Apple duplicate the big-bigger-biggest success it enjoyed with the iPod and later the ...

Teen Widow Suspected in Moscow Blast

Wall Street Journal - Gregory L. White - ‎1 hour ago‎
MOSCOW—Investigators have identified one of the suicide bombers in Monday's deadly attacks in the Moscow subway as the teenage widow of an Islamist leader from the North Caucasus, Russian officials said Friday.

Gaza: Hamas Presses for Calm

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP Leaders of Hamas, the dominant political and military force in Gaza, indicated Friday that they were trying to keep attacks on Israel in check, in what appeared to be an effort to keep recent acts of violence from spiraling into open conflict.

Obama confident of securing broad support for more UN sanctions against Iran

Washington Post - Colum Lynch, Mary Beth Sheridan - ‎48 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- President Obama said Friday that "all evidence indicates" Iran is pursuing the capacity to develop nuclear weapons, but he expressed confidence that the United States could muster broad international ...
Iran Nuclear Ring Probed Wall Street Journal

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Washington: Refinery Fire Kills Four

New York Times - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By AP An explosion and fire early Friday at an oil refinery in Anacortes, about 70 miles north of Seattle killed four people and critically injured three others.

Obama, GOP spar over new jobs figures

CNN - Chris Isidore, Alan Silverleib - ‎3 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wires Staff Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) -- President Obama and his GOP critics engaged in a war of spin Friday over news that the economy had added 162000 jobs in March.

Security Check System for Flights to US to Be Altered

New York Times - Jeff Zeleny, Scott Shane - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Friday announced new security protocols for people flying to the United States, establishing a system that uses intelligence information about individuals rather than nationality ...

Depressed pilots may fly with medication, FAA says

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The agency approves four drugs it says can treat the condition without adverse side effects. Pilot groups hail the move. Pilots taking antidepressants will be permitted to fly after US regulators dropped a decades-old ban on four drugs.

Toyota's Sales: Not As Good As They Look

Forbes - Jerry Flint - ‎4 hours ago‎
Toyota sold a lot of vehicles in March, but its declining first-quarter market share gives a better idea of the company's pain.

Chinese Drywall Causing Corrosion Should Be Removed

BusinessWeek - Jeff Plungis, Kim Chipman - ‎6 hours ago‎
April 2 (Bloomberg) -- Homeowners should remove certain drywall made in China that can cause corrosion of electrical wiring, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

Sharp to launch advanced 3D panels for mobile gear

Reuters - Kiyoshi Takenaka, Muralikumar Anantharaman - ‎7 hours ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sharp Corp said it plans to start making this year advanced 3D displays for cellphones and other mobile devices that don't require special viewing glasses, betting that demand for 3D images will grow beyond movie theatres and living ...
Sharp Chases Small 3-D Screens Wall Street Journal

H. Edward Roberts, PC Pioneer, Dies at 68

New York Times - Steve Lohr - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Not many people in the computer world remembered H. Edward Roberts, not after he walked away from the industry more than three decades ago to become a country doctor in Georgia.

Clock Ticking for Shuttle Launching

New York Times - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By AP NASA's countdown clocks began ticking Friday for next week's launching of the shuttle Discovery on a supply run to the International Space Station, one of four remaining missions for the shuttle fleet.

Lawyer: ESPN's Erin Andrews getting death threats

The Associated Press - ‎10 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Erin Andrews has been getting death threats in a stream of e-mails to a media outlet, an attorney for the ESPN reporter and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant said Friday.

Growing Conversion of Movies to 3-D Draws Mixed Reactions

New York Times - Brooks Barnes - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - For weeks, Hollywood has sat in judgment of a last-second decision by Warner Brothers to convert its two-dimensional “Clash of the Titans” into 3-D after filming was finished.
Clunk of the Titans Atlantic Online

'Dynasty' actor John Forsythe dies at 92

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Distinguished actor John Forsythe, who was most famous for his role as the dashing and devious Blake Carrington in ABC's hit "Dynasty," died of complications from pneumonia.

Rebounding will be the key to Duke's battle vs. West Virginia

USA Today - Jack Carey - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By Matt Detrich, USA TODAY By Jack Carey, USA TODAY INDIANAPOLIS - The disappointment of not living up to the pedigree of previous Duke teams is something Blue Devils seniors have lived with through early exits in the past three NCAA tournaments.

Butler hoping massive support can provide a lift vs. Mich. State

USA Today - David Leon Moore - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By Sam Riche, The Indianapolis Star By David Leon Moore, USA TODAY INDIANAPOLIS - Michigan State is the team with the Final Four pedigree, but Butler was the one that got the royal treatment in its hometown of Indianapolis Friday.

Bulls gain ground with 95-87 win over Wizards

The Associated Press - Joseph White - ‎10 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Derrick Rose scored 24 points, Luol Deng had 14 in his return from an injury, and the Chicago Bulls gained ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race Friday night with a 95-87 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Bulls defeat Wizards Chicago Breaking Sports - Tribune

Health care bill's costs don't add up

Edmond Sun - Nick Massey - ‎58 minutes ago‎
EDMOND - Well, they finally did it. They passed health care reform. Is that a good thing? It depends on whom you ask. Now that one of the most hotly debated pieces of legislation in history has passed, the real interesting part starts now as everyone ...

NBA, Autism Speaks celebrate Autism Awareness Month

NBA.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
By Official Release NEW YORK -- The NBA has partnered with international organization Autism Speaks in recognition that April is National Autism Awareness Month.

Insurance Pool to Offer Reduced-Rate Coverage

New York Times - Robert Pear - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - In one of its first steps to carry out the new health care law, the Obama administration announced Friday that it was establishing a temporary insurance pool where uninsured people with medical problems could buy coverage at ...

The Complete Guide to Saving Your Windows System with a Thumb Drive

Lifehacker - ‎Mar 30, 2010‎
When Windows goes wrong, it can go really wrong. Worse: Often it's extremely difficult to save your system from Windows itself.

Terrifying Sea Critter Hauled from Ocean's Depths

FOXNews - Jeremy A. Kaplan - ‎Mar 30, 2010‎
A submarine exploring the ocean's depths recently returned with an unexpected visitor: a crablike critter that has left many readers startled and horrified.

The Numbers Don't Lie

Newsweek (blog) - Howard Fineman - ‎Mar 30, 2010‎
A Democratic senator I can't name, who reluctantly voted for the health-care bill out of loyalty to his party and his admiration for Barack Obama, privately complained to me that the measure was political folly, in part because of the way it goes into ...

The Creepiest Children's Books Ever (PICTURES)

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Mar 29, 2010‎
Growing up, we all had at least one book that affected our psyche - some in more positive ways than others. The right book at the right time can teach children a lot more than any advice an adult can impart.

The US Internet lags far behind for a number of reasons

CNN - ‎Mar 31, 2010‎
Editor's Note: Which 17 countries have faster Internet connections than the United States? See our Internet speed map. (CNN) -- People in the United States basically invented the Internet.