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First Photos of Fallen Soldier Ends 18-Year Ban

ABC News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By DAVID KERLEY and KI MAE HEUSSNER For the first time since the Obama administration reversed an 18-year-old ban on news coverage of returning fallen soldiers, the military allowed media to cover to cover the arrival tonight of an airman killed in ...

Italian Earthquake Kills 27

Voice of America - ‎48 minutes ago‎
By VOA News A strong early morning earthquake in Italy has killed at least 27 people, and left thousands homeless. Italian officials say four children are among the dead and others are missing after Monday's earthquake that shook central Italy, ...

Obama Arrives in Turkey to Strengthen Ties

FOXNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
President seeks Turkey's help in the US pullout from Iraq, turning around the Afghanistan war and blocking Iran's nuclear ambitions.

S Korea Shares End Up; No Reaction To N Korea Rocket Launch

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
SEOUL (Dow Jones)--South Korean shares closed higher Monday as investors continued to hold on to hopes of an economic recovery, with North Korea's rocket launch over the weekend being largely ignored.

North Korea missile test draws tough talk, no action

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
BY STEVEN THOMMA AND WARREN P. STROBEL PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- From New York to Prague, world leaders criticized North Korea's long-range rocket launch on Sunday, but there appeared to be little appetite for escalating the confrontation with the ...

Sri Lankan troops 'not in hurry'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Anbarasan Ethirajan Sri Lankan government forces are not in a hurry to storm a safe zone to pursue Tamil Tiger rebels in the north-east, the defence secretary says.

Immigration-center shootings: Police delayed, and it doesn't matter

Los Angeles Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
People place flowers in front of the American Civic Assn. in Binghamton, NY, to pay their respects to the 13 shooting victims. Immigrants understand the hardships of gunman Jiverly Wong.

'Safe on 17' campaign dramatically reduced deaths on dangerous highway

San Jose Mercury News - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Gary Richards Traffic and safety officials will gather today at the Summit off Highway 17 to celebrate one of California's greatest success stories in reducing carnage on a dangerous state road.

Documents In Stevens Case Are Requested

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Del Quentin Wilber A federal judge yesterday ordered the Justice Department to give him documents concerning allegations of misconduct by the team that prosecuted former senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) on corruption charges.

Sun Slumps as Talks to Be Bought by IBM Said to Have Collapsed

Bloomberg - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Connie Guglielmo and Katie Hoffmann April 6 (Bloomberg) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. slumped as much as 28 percent in European trading after talks to be bought by International Business Machines Corp.

Geithner: Worst Not Over For Jobless, GM Is Here To Stay

Wall Street Journal - ‎15 hours ago‎
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday that unemployment could go higher before the economy begins to recover and insisted that ailing auto maker General Motors Corp.

HSBC Rights On The Money

Forbes - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Investors take up 96.6% of shares in lender's rights issue, giving it $17.7 billion in much-needed capital. HSBC shareholders have given the bank a $17.7 billion cash cushion to weather the downturn, cover potential custody liabilities in the Bernard ...

Samsung confirms Android handsets as Google adapts to market

Ars Technica - ‎5 hours ago‎
Handset maker Samsung has confirmed that it will launch three Android-based phones this year. The company cited mobile carrier concerns about Google's vision as one factor that contributed to the delays, but Google has been doing its best to court the ...

The toy that roared: Ars reviews the DSi

Ars Technica - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nintendo has launched a new entry into the Nintendo DS line, with two cameras, media functions, and a new slimmer case. While the hardware additions may be used in upcoming games, the real draw is DSiWare, Nintendo's new portable digital distribution ...
A look at Nintendo's DSi San Francisco Chronicle

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 ...

Leary rescues FX, but can ABC survive Saget?

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎4 hours ago‎
The crazed mind of a network (ABC) and a star (Denis Leary) are back on display this week in wildly contrasting examples of how being messed up internally can be, well, messy or borderline genius.

Son of Ryan O'Neal, Farrah Fawcett arrested on drug charges

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Redmond O'Neal, the son of Oscar-nominated actor Ryan O'Neal and actress Farrah Fawcett, was arrested Sunday morning on drug charges, authorities said.

Carrie Underwood's big night

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Alison Bonaguro | Special to the Tribune There was plenty of contentious competition at Sunday night's Academy of County Music Awards.

Hansbrough spurs many a bull session

Boston Globe - ‎37 minutes ago‎
By Bob Ryan All college basketball fans have their feelings about North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough, and they're not always favorable.

If opener any indication, Braves' rotation formidable

FOXSports.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
by Ken Rosenthal Ken Rosenthal has been the senior baseball writer for FOXSports.com since Aug. 2005. He appears weekly on the FSN Baseball Report and MLB on FOX.

UConn women leave Stanford a bit red-faced

Boston Globe - ‎37 minutes ago‎
By Michael Vega Although the Big East's two men's basketball Final Four representatives, Connecticut and Villanova, were unable to advance in the national semifinals Saturday night, the women did them one better last night.
Michelle Smith At the Final Four San Francisco Chronicle

FDA wants more data on Astra's Symbicort for kids

Reuters - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc faces a delay in marketing its asthma drug Symbicort to young children in the United States after regulators asked for more information, dealing a blow to an important growth driver.

Stem cell grant on the way to SJSU

The Spartan Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Campuses in the California State University system will receive about $16 million for stem cell research, one of the first grants after President Barack Obama's lift on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

Georgia might close caves to protect bats

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Mark Davis A disease is heading toward Georgia, and state officials say they may close caves to stymie its arrival. Yes, caves.

Four car bombs kill 10 in Baghdad

Washington Post - ‎42 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four car bombs exploded across the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing 10 people and wounding dozens, police said.

Breakup ignited dad's deadly rage in Graham

Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The father's final hours and the circumstances behind the slayings of his five children are based on interviews with officials from the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, the state Department of Social and Health Services and dozens of relatives, ...
They argued, then he killed TheNewsTribune.com

Indonesia court jails pilot over deadly 2007 crash

Reuters - ‎7 minutes ago‎
SLEMAN, Indonesia, April 6 (Reuters) - An Indonesian court sentenced the pilot of a Garuda Indonesia aircraft to two years in jail on Monday for negligence in an air crash in 2007 in which 21 people were killed, the judge said.