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UN Security Council to meet on N. Korea launch

CNN International - ‎32 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- International reaction to reports of a rocket launch by North Korea ranged from calls for an immediate UN Security Council meeting to calls for measured diplomacy.

Spartans' win over UConn gives Detroit an emotional bailout

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
'Hometown' team takes down another top-seeded Big East opponent, providing a lift to fans in the economically beleaguered Final Four host city.

As NY gunman's life fell apart, he took others'

The Associated Press - ‎42 minutes ago‎
BINGHAMTON, NY (AP) - Jiverly Wong was upset over losing his job at a vacuum plant, didn't like people picking on him for his limited English and once angrily told a co-worker, "America sucks.

NATO pledges Afghanistan support

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
US allies agreed to send up to 5000 additional troops to help support security efforts in Afghanistan. BY STEVEN THOMMA STRASBOURG, France -- President Barack Obama won a pledge from NATO allies Saturday to send as many as 5000 more troops to help in ...

Obama to Call for New Anti-Nuke Treaty with Russia

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
By VOA News US President Barack Obama is set to propose to European leaders strong new measures to reduce and eventually eliminate the world's existing nuclear arsenals.

Brown and King to hold G20 follow-up

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Bank of England Governor Mervyn King and other top economic officials will hold a follow-up meeting on Monday after last week's G20 financial summit, a British official said on Saturday.

Police Suspect Father Of Killing 5 Children

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Five children between ages 7 and 16 were found shot dead, allegedly by their father, in their home southeast of Tacoma, Wash., authorities said Saturday night.

Call lures police to ambush; gunman kills 3 at the door

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP Pittsburgh —- A man in a bulletproof vest killed three police officers answering a domestic call Saturday, police said. Police Chief Nate Harper said the motive for the shooting isn’t clear, but friends said the gunman recently had been upset about ...

A Push Is On for Same-Sex Marriage Rights Across New England

New York Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Toby Talbot/AP By ABBY GOODNOUGH BOSTON - The Iowa Supreme Court’s approval of same-sex marriage on Friday gave advocates an important first victory in the nation’s heartland, thwarting the notion that only the Northeast will accept it.
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AT&T Labor Contracts Expire as Talks Continue

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
By AMOL SHARMA Contracts covering 15000 AT&T Inc. employees expired at midnight on Saturday as the telecom giant continued labor negotiations with a union representing 88000 workers nationwide.

Union employees open to concessions, but demand management cuts as ...

Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Robert Gavin Some Boston Globe union workers were stunned to learn of the newspaper's threatened shutdown. To others, it was not a complete surprise, given the industry's mounting troubles.

Mark-To-Market My Words

Newsweek - ‎12 hours ago‎
By Matthew Philips | NEWSWEEK To most people, it's an arcane accounting rule. But to bankers, it's the whole ballgame: "mark to market" pricing is the practice of requiring banks to value their assets based on their current market value.

Ice bridge ruptures in Antarctic

BBC News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
An ice bridge linking a shelf of ice the size of Jamaica to an island in Antarctica has snapped. Scientists suggest the collapse could mean that the Wilkins Ice Shelf is on the brink of breaking away, and that it provides evidence of global warming.

Microsoft's latest ad attacks Mac aesthetics, computing power

Apple Insider - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Prince McLean Continuing its advertising campaign which seeks to promote generic PCs running Windows as more attractive than Macs, Microsoft's latest spot plays up specifications over aesthetics as opposed to just suggesting that PCs are simply ...

Google Acquisition Rumors Reflect Twitter's Importance

PC World - ‎Apr 3, 2009‎
Twitter, a microblogging service in which millions of people post brief text messages, has emerged as the custodian of a valuable online index of real-time facts, comments, musings and announcements, information that is clearly valuable for Google's ...

Metallica Shred The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

MTV.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Gil Kaufman Embraced by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for more than 25 years of brutally melodic, cathartic hard rock, Metallica stayed true to their pledge and made their induction Saturday night a generous family affair, and a throat-punching ...

McCartney and Starr reunite in NYC for meditation

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Mark Egan NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - The surviving Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, performed together on Saturday to raise money to help kids learn a meditation technique the 1960s icons practiced at the height of their fame.
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Hop Into an Easter Egg Hunt

Kitsap Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Forest Ridge Health & Rehabilitation Center in Bremerton will have its annual spring bazaar Friday and the annual Easter egg hunt Easter Sunday.

Dodgers begin to make their final cuts

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gus Ruelas / AP Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier connects for a two-run double in the first inning Saturday night against the Milwaukee Brewers.

I Want Revenge nails Wood Memorial at Aqueduct

New York Daily News - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The starting gate opened in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, nothing unusual about that, except nobody told the heavy favorite. I Want Revenge broke in the air, two feet on the ground, his front feet in the ozone.

Spartan makes field in pro golf's most prestigious event

Detroit Free Press - ‎31 minutes ago‎
BY CARLOS MONARREZ • FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER • April 5, 2009 Matt Lauer played in a group behind him. One time, it was Dr. Phil.
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Health Buzz: GE, Intel Plan Home-Health Venture and Other Health News

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Apr 3, 2009‎
General Electric and Intel Corp. are partnering to spend $250 million over the next five years to create home healthcare products that will allow doctors to remotely diagnose and monitor patients' conditions away from doctors' offices and hospitals, ...

Health Costs

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
By JILIAN MINCER Individuals who lost their jobs in the last several months may be eligible for employer-sponsored health insurance coverage at greatly reduced rates.

Kraft Foods offers salmonella timeline

The Associated Press - ‎Apr 3, 2009‎
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Kraft Foods Inc., the company whose testing led to the nationwide pistachio recall, said Friday it first heard there was salmonella in its trail mix in late 2007, but could not trace the possible source to tainted nuts from ...

Pakistan kills 18 Taliban militants: officials

AFP - ‎42 minutes ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistani troops backed by helicopter gunships and jets killed at least 18 militants in a restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

Blagojevich's wife passed over by prosecutors

Chicago Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
By TAMMY WEBBER | AP Writer CHICAGO - Former Illinois first lady Patti Blagojevich was famously labeled a "potty mouth" after the FBI said it recorded expletive-laden rants against critics of her husband.

Afghanistan, US Leadership Dominate nato's Historic 60th ...

Voice of America - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Sonja Pace NATO leaders have agreed on more troops, training and money for Afghanistan, warmly welcomed the new US president, and selected a new secretary-general to take over the alliance in August - all amid a highly symbolic summit to celebrate ...