Top Stories

Russia's foreign ministry says the verdict against Viktor Bout is "baseless ...

Moscow (CNN) -- Russia criticized the United States on Friday for handing down a 25-year sentence to Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, saying the verdict against him was "baseless and biased.
The Associated Press
seen on Vesti

C. Guard guns sink ship adrift since Japan tsunami

CBS News -
OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA - A US Coast Guard cutter poured cannon fire into a Japanese ghost ship that had been drifting since the last year's tsunami, sinking the vessel in the Gulf of Alaska and eliminating the hazard it posed to shipping and the ...

Fierce fighting among Syrian villagers, opposition says

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Fierce fighting erupted Friday between armed men loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebels from opposing villages, opposition activists said, raising questions about the potency of a UN-brokered peace plan that ...

Stenson shakes off late first-round collapse in the Masters -
By Mike Triplett, The Times-Picayune AUGUSTA, GA. - For a while Thursday, it looked like Sweden's Henrik Stenson would celebrate his 36th birthday by taking the first-round lead at the Masters.

Google's Brin: Project Glass will be self-contained

Written by
in 12,614 Google+ circles
SlashGear -
Google is aiming to make the production version of Project Glass a self-contained device, according to co-founder Sergey Brin, an ambitious challenge of electronics and battery miniaturization.

American Idol Backstage Scoop: Deandre Spills, "I Wasn't Ready for America"

E! Online -
Thursday nights are never fun, and in the words of judge Jennifer Lopez, "Someone's got to go every time, and that sucks.

Malawi: speculation over president Bingu wa Mutharika mounts

The Guardian -
Speculation over the condition of Malawi's president has intensified after the Reuters news agency reported that Bingu wa Mutharika had died, citing medical and government sources.

Mali's Tuareg rebels declare independence

The Guardian -
Rebels of the nomadic Tuareg people have declared the independence of the remote northern region of Azawad, citing 50 years of bad governance and UN articles on the rights of native people.

Clinton announces easing of some Myanmar sanctions

Hindustan Times -
The Obama administration has said it would ease some sanctions against Myanmar and soon nominate an ambassador to the country following landmark elections that saw opposition gains in parliament.

Marine Sgt. Gary Stein should go for criticizing Obama on Facebook, Board says

CBS News -
(AP) CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A military board has recommended dismissal for a Marine sergeant who criticized President Obama on his Facebook page, including allegedly putting the president's face on a "Jackass" movie poster.

Aiming for familiarity as Penn. primary nears, Santorum's support at home not ...

Washington Post -
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senate in a rout.

Drilling fees pay for new national forest lands

U.S. News & World Report -
By JEFF BARNARD, AP Offshore drilling fees are financing the purchase of $41.6 million worth of new national forest lands in 15 states.

Facebook Is Said to Pick Nasdaq for IPO

Written by
in 11,207 Google+ circles
New York Times -
By EVELYN M. RUSLI Facebook, which is preparing for its highly anticipated initial public offering, has picked a home. The social network will list its shares under the ticker symbol FB on Nasdaq, according to people with knowledge of the matter, ...

Swiss Franc Street Fight Looms as Jordan Threatens Investors

Bloomberg -
Swiss National Bank (SNBN) interim Chairman Thomas Jordan is facing a showdown with investors as his currency policy endures the biggest credibility test to date.

New world for Romney, the all-but-certain nominee

Herald Times Reporter -
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks Thursday in Harrisburg, Pa. / Steven Senne/AP The Associated Press TUNKHANNOCK, Pa.

Gingrich-created think tank for health files for bankruptcy -
ATLANTA - The health care think tank created by Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is going out of business. GREG BLUESTEIN; The Associated Press ATLANTA - The health care think tank created by Republican presidential candidate Newt ...

Obama will address a forum on women and the economy, then mark the beginning ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will speak at a White House Forum on Women and the Economy on Friday. As part of the forum, the White House will release a report that examines the ways in which the administration has worked to ensure women's ...

INSIGHT-Key Democratic donors cool to pro-Obama Super PAC

Reuters -
* Many opposed the Supreme Court decision creating such groups * Key liberal donors, Obama bundlers staying on the sidelines * Facing massive Republican fundraising effort By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - Two months after US President ...

Google's Page: Apple's Android Pique 'For Show'

BusinessWeek -
By Brad Stone on April 04, 2012 On April 3, Google (GOOG) co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Larry Page sat down with Bloomberg Businessweek to discuss his first year at the helm of the technology giant, his plans for the future, and the company's ...

Biggest Apple botnet discovered: 600K+ Macs infected

Computerworld (blog) -
Russian researchers have discovered a botnet of more than 600000 Macs. Yes, Macs -- you know, those things that don't get malware.

He's dating Kim Kardashian - Kanye believe it?

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Kim Kardashian, in the middle of kontentious divorce proceeding with Kris Humphries, may be hooking up with Kanye West. The Los Angeles Times reports that longtime pals Kim and Kanye are said to have taken their relationship to the next level.

This is one 'Reunion' you'll want to skip -
By COLIN COVERT Rare is the movie that brings "American Pie" to mind and suffers by comparison, but here we have one. Like Circuit City or the Rocky Mountain News, this teen sex franchise has become a poster child for once-popular brands that haven't ...

More lingerie moments for Jennifer Love Hewitt

Philadelphia Inquirer -
On Sunday - because nothing says Easter like a hot chick who gives "happy ending" massages - the television-for-women network adds the series "The Client List," produced by and starring Hewitt as a strapped Texas homemaker who's willing to try just ...

'Bully' doc essential viewing

Toronto Sun -
By Liz Braun ,QMI Agency The first person you meet in the film Bully is Tyler, a young man seen in home movies and described with love by his father.

Arkansas puts coach Bobby Petrino on administrative leave after crash with ...

Washington Post -
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Bobby Petrino has improved every step of the way at Arkansas - not just his team's performance but his image.

'Bounty' speech was recorded -
AP / April 6, 2012 On the same day the NFL heard the Saints' appeals in their hits-for-cash scandal, a recording of Gregg Williams emerged that purports to capture the disgraced defensive coordinator telling players to “put a lick'' on 49ers receiver ...

Penguins' victory earns No. 4 seed -
Tyler Kennedy (48) celebrates with Jordan Staal after scoring in the first period as the Penguins beat the Rangers, 5-2. (Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press) Associated Press / April 6, 2012 Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves to tie the Peguins franchise ...

Rivers blasts Celtics -
By Gary Washburn CHICAGO - While progress is being made incrementally against the league's elite teams, the Celtics are coming away from this stretch of significant games with more frustration than encouragement.

LHC reaches highest energy level yet

TG Daily -
CERN yesterday ramped the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) up to record levels, ahcieving a collision energy of 8 TeV. "The experience of two good years of running at 3.5 TeV per beam gave us the confidence to increase the energy for this year without any ...

Bus-Size Dinosaurs, as Fuzzy as Chicks

New York Times -
Fossils discovered in northeastern China of a giant, previously unrecognized dinosaur show that it is the largest known feathered animal, living or extinct, scientists report.

Obama Follows Reagan, FDR in Airing Supreme Court, Constitution Views

Daily Beast -
He's supposed to have an opinion about the Constitution and the Supreme Court. Why this president needs to speak out more—just like FDR and Reagan did.

Breast Cancer: Women With False Positive Mammograms at Higher Risk

ABC News -
( A new study suggests "false alarms" in breast cancer screenings might not be so benign after all. A Danish study of more than 58000 women found those who had false positive mammograms, meaning the results suggested breast cancer when ...

Greater Los Angeles » - Edit