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Soybeans Hit by Bird-Flu Outbreak

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO—U.S. soybean prices slumped to a fresh 10-month low amid fears that export demand for the oilseed will slow due to a bird-flu outbreak in China.
China Culls 20000 Birds as Flu Fears Flare
Israel's Health Ministry prepares for new, fatal bird flu from China - by Dan Even
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Obama apologizes for complimenting Kamala Harris

Washington Times - ‎18 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2013—President Obama created a mild storm among feminists by committing a cardinal sin. He complimented California Attorney General Kamala Harris for her looks.
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Biden bucks trend, declines to donate part of salary

CBS News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Vice President Joe Biden, declining to follow the example set by others in the administration, said Friday that he is not planning to donate a portion of his salary to charity as a nod to the pinch of the sequester budget cuts - but he would reconsider if members ...
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Roger Ebert's 13 Best, Most Scathing, LOL-Worthy and Infamous Movies Reviews

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Roger Ebert passed away yesterday, leaving the world with years and years of movie reviews to remember him by. When Ebert liked a movie, he was well spoken, complimentary and often poignant.
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Oxford Creates New Type of 3D Printed Tissue (w/video) - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Droplet network sphere Oxford Creates New Type of 3D Printed Tissue (w/video) Creating replacement tissue for therapeutic uses typically means growing materials that very much resemble the real thing.
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2 Men Dead at Quebec Day Care, Children Safe

ABC News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Share. 0. A man fatally shot another man then killed himself at a day care center in Quebec on Friday, prompting authorities to evacuate the children as terror-stricken parents and guardians to scramble to retrieve their kids.
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Chavan suspends two officials, orders inquiry into building collapse

The Hindu - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday admitted in the Assembly that the building which collapsed at Lucky Compound, Shilphata in Thane, was completely illegal and could have been built on tribal or forest land.
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Poetic justice: Musharraf may stand trial for treason

The Express Tribune - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Supreme Court will hear petition asking for the former president to be tried for high treason on Monday. By AFP / Azam Khan. Published: April 6, 2013.
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Putin and Merkel set for a prickly Russian-German summit?

Christian Science Monitor
2 hours ago
Written by
Fred Weir
When Russian President Vladimir Putin flies to Germany on Sunday to open this year's Hannover Messe, the world's biggest industrial fair, it will be one of those key milestones - like the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Russia's chairmanship of ...
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Former South Texas Deputy in Court on...

ABC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Share. 0. A former South Texas sheriff's deputy who is the latest law enforcement officer in Hidalgo County to be accused of being on an alleged drug trafficker's payroll pleaded not guilty Friday to a federal drug conspiracy charge.
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Oregon Takes up Gun Control Bills

ABC News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Share. 0. A National Rifle Association representative, relatives of two people killed in a December mall shooting spree and others took part in a passionate gun control debate Friday as Oregon's Legislature began considering bills that would impose new gun ...
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Brown Hints at Another Senate Race — in New Hampshire

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Brown Hints at Another Senate Race - in New Hampshire. By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE. Published: April 5, 2013. If the special Senate election in Massachusetts has put the political cognoscenti to sleep, a possible race in neighboring New Hampshire may ...
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Veterans Affairs seeks budget increase in 2014 budget

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
The VA has seen its budget increase 41% since 2009 to $140 billion this year. Meanwhile, the pace of incoming disability claims has stayed ahead of VA's ability to process them.
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US economy adds just 88000 jobs, fewest in 9 months, unemployment falls to ...

Washington Post - ‎51 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - A streak of robust job growth came to a halt in March, signaling that U.S. employers may have grown cautious in a fragile economy.

AB InBev, U.S. Seek More Time to Finish Modelo Settlement

Bloomberg - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI) and the U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge to postpone the government's antitrust lawsuit to block its purchase of Grupo Modelo SAB until April 23, saying they have reached “an agreement in principle.
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Apple, Samsung continue patent battles

Washington Post
53 minutes ago
Written by
Hayley Tsukayama
The ongoing battle between Samsung and Apple over intellectual property continues, with the news that a U.S. trade agency judge has sided with Apple on a dispute over a text-selection patent.
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Unlocked iPhone users on T-Mobile can now use LTE, Visual Voicemail

Ars Technica
49 minutes ago
Written by
Chris Foresman
Those who unlocked their GSM iPhones and brought them over to T-Mobile before the carrier announced it would begin selling its own iPhones are receiving software updates today that make it possible for their devices to function on T-Mobile's LTE network.
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Invite Tips Google Fiber Rollout in Austin, Texas

PC Magazine
12 minutes ago
Written by
Chloe Albanesius
Google today sent out invites for an April 9 joint event with the City of Austin, prompting speculation that the search giant will expand its Google Fiber 1 gigabit Internet service to the Lone Star State.
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Google Opens Up Access to Compute Engine Cloud Service

eWeek - ‎52 minutes ago‎
The company also reduced the pricing for its IaaS offering as it ramps up the competition against Amazon Web Services and others. Google is opening up access to its Google Compute Engine cloud computing environment, letting customers of its Gold ...
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Audi, T-Mobile Offer In-Car Wi-Fi for $15 Per Month

PC Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
T-Mobile and Audi are taking in-car infotainment to the next level with a new data plan that offers more options and reduced prices.
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Craig, Weisz to star in 'Betrayal' on Broadway

Wall Street Journal - ‎30 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Real-life husband and wife Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are to play an adulterous stage couple in a Broadway production this fall of Harold Pinter's "Betrayal," the latest blast of high-beam celebrities to be lured to Times Square.
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Broadway World - ‎28 minutes ago‎
ABC's Katie Couric sat down with the cast of the iconic TV sitcom THE Mary Tyler Moore SHOW on a segment of this morning's 'Good Morning America.
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UPDATE 6-Rutgers athletic director resigns over coach abuse scandal

Reuters - ‎2 minutes ago‎
Fri Apr 5, 2013 6:00pm EDT. (Adds lawsuit). By David Jones. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 5 (Reuters) - Rutgers University's athletic director on Friday became the latest official to exit New Jersey's largest public college, three days after revelations that its ...
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Court Vision: Can the Nuggets cope without Danilo Gallinari? - ‎23 minutes ago‎
... Golliver. • The Nuggets announced Friday that forward Danilo Gallinari tore the ACL in his left knee and that he will undergo season-ending knee surgery.
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Johnson earns third Martinsville pole

Nascar - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Jimmie Johnson, who won last fall's race at Martinsville Speedway from the top starting spot, continued his mastery of the paper-clip-shaped track during Friday afternoon's time trials.
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Rangers quiet Josh Hamilton, Angels in 3-2 victory

Los Angeles Times
41 minutes ago
Written by
Mike DiGiovanna
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers got the best of former slugger Josh Hamilton and the Angels on Friday, with Ian Kinsler hitting a two-out, run-scoring single to right field in the eighth inning to lift the Rangers to a 3-2 victory at the Ballpark in Arlington.
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In Sign of Warming, 1600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years

New York Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
Glacial ice in the Peruvian Andes that took at least 1,600 years to form has melted in just 25 years, scientists reported Thursday, the latest indication that the recent spike in global temperatures has thrown the natural world out of balance.
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Communication blackout: Mars rovers work on, out of contact with NASA - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The Mars solar conjunction places the sun directly between Earth and Mars about every 26 months. This puts communications between the planets at risk, prompting NASA officials to place a moratorium on commands sent to the rovers on the Red Planet.
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Increase potassium and cut salt to reduce stroke risk

BBC News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Increasing potassium in our diets as well as cutting down on salt will reduce blood pressure levels and the risk of stroke, research in the British Medical Journal suggests.
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Farm Rich brand frozen foods recall expands to 10.5 million pounds

USA TODAY - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The strain of E. coli in the outbreak, O121, is rare, food safety experts say. Farm Rich Quesadillas. Rich Products of Buffalo recalled 196,222 pounds of frozen chicken quesadillas and other frozen mini-meals and snack items for possible contamination ...


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