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Dozens killed in Kyrgyzstan unrest

Los Angeles Times - Julian Barnes - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Opposition leaders say they have seized power after protesters storm government buildings and police fire on demonstrators. By Alex Rodriguez The small, mountainous Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, a vital conduit for supplies to US forces in ...

US Air, United "deep" in merger talks

Reuters - Jui Chakravorty, Deepa Seetharaman - ‎58 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - US Airways Group Inc (LCC.N) and UAL Corp's (UAUA.O) United Airlines are in merger talks, a source familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.

Man arrested for calls to Pelosi

msnbc.com - Domenico Montanaro - ‎2 hours ago‎
Law enforcement officials say a northern California man has been arrested for making harassing and obscene phone calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Pain from torrent in Rio falls heavily on slums

The Associated Press - Bradley Brooks - ‎23 minutes ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rodrigo de Almeira had dug for 15 hours through mud and debris, and he looked like it. Auburn mud covered his head, his ripped shirt, his torn jeans and his rubber sandals.

Thailand declares state of emergency amid protests

Los Angeles Times - Mark Magnier - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva makes the announcement after demonstrators break into the parliament building, sending lawmakers fleeing.

The David Cameron question: voters still doubt the Tory leader

Times Online - Peter Riddell, Roland Watson - ‎48 minutes ago‎
David Cameron faces a knife-edge battle over the next four weeks to convert a 7 per cent opinion poll lead over Labour into an overall Commons majority.

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West Virginia coal mine still too toxic for rescue mission

Christian Science Monitor - Amanda Paulson - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Rescue efforts were focused on drilling holes into the coal mine in Montcoal, West Virginia, to vent toxic gas. But Wednesday evening, the situation was still too dangerous to send in a team.

McDonnell issues thorough apology for leaving slavery out of proclamation

Washington Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) apologized late Wednesday for failing to include slavery in his proclamation declaring April as Confederate History Month.

Pennsylvania: Silent Plea in Terrorism Case

New York Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By AP A pregnant Colorado woman charged in a global terrorism plot pleaded not guilty with a nod of the head to avoid giving investigators a voice sample.

Subprime warnings ignored, ex-Citi executive says

MarketWatch - Michael Beller - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Citigroup management ignored an internal warning that most of the mortgages it was selling were defective, a former executive testified Wednesday.

Toyota Executive Wrote of Pedal Problems in January

New York Times - Micheline Maynard - ‎47 minutes ago‎
DETROIT - A senior official in Toyota's American operations urged his colleagues to “come clean” and admit it had mechanical problems with sticking accelerator pedals three days before the company told federal authorities of the ...

Bernanke Says U.S. Must Address Soaring Debt

Wall Street Journal - Luca Di Leo - ‎1 hour ago‎
DALLAS—The US must start to prepare for challenges posed by an aging population with a credible plan to gradually reduce a soaring public debt, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday.

Review: iPad Apps Cool, but How Many Will You Buy?

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
By AP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Because its large touch screen is interactive and inviting, Apple's iPad offers media companies, game makers and other content providers a way to display material that consumers supposedly will be more likely to pay for.

FCC official says Comcast ruling may impact broadband plan

Reuters - Alexei Oreskovic, Jeremy Pelofsky - ‎11 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A top Federal Communications Commission official acknowledged on Wednesday that the Obama administration's ambitious plan to expand broadband access could be impacted by a court ruling that limited the agency's authority to ...
FCC Seeks New Plan for Web Wall Street Journal

Photographers Sue Google For Copyright Infringement

eWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google's protracted struggles with copyright holders continue, as the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and other photographic artists groups and individuals banded together to file a class action copyright infringement suit against Google ...

Jon Gosselin sues Kate for custody. How will she interpret this into dance?

Entertainment Weekly - Kate Ward - ‎3 hours ago‎
Image Credit: Adam Larkey/ABCLooks like Kate Gosselin should look forward to more papa-paparazzi: According to People, Jon Gosselin is suing the Dancing With the Stars competitor for primary custody of their eight children.

Idol Contestants Sound Off on Didgeridoos, Bagpipes and Prom Dates

People Magazine - ‎6 hours ago‎
Who knew didgeridoos and bagpipes were part and parcel to the Lennon-McCartney experience? Those musical accompaniments added to emboldened performances by the remaining top 9 American Idol contestants, who spoke to reporters about pec contests, ...

TV recap: 'Lost'

Entertainment Weekly - Jeff Jensen - ‎4 hours ago‎
OH, THE HUME-ANITY Sideways Desmond and Island Desmond are starting to put things together. ''NOT PENNY'S BOAT.'' They might be the most chilling words in all of Lost lore.

Stanford returns to campus disappointed

SI.com - ‎18 minutes ago‎
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -Stanford's players returned to a warm welcome on campus Wednesday, yet none of the Cardinal were too keen on celebrating being a close second in women's college basketball.

Report: Wall, 4 Kentucy teammates entering NBA Draft

Charlotte Observer - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Kentucky's John Wall reacts during the game against Wake Forest Demon at the New Orleans Arena. According to ESPN.com, Kentucky freshmen Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins, Daniel Orton and John Wall and junior Patrick Patterson will enter this year's NBA ...

Solid season has Big Easy at ease ahead of Masters

The Associated Press - Nancy Armour - ‎51 minutes ago‎
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ernie Els shook hands with fans between holes, and stopped to take a picture with one on his way up the 17th fairway.
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Navratilova has breast cancer; prognosis excellent

The Associated Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with a noninvasive form of breast cancer and her prognosis is considered excellent.

Study Finds Rescue Workers from Sept. 11 Had Lung Problems Seven Years Later

ABC News - Lauren Cox - ‎58 minutes ago‎
More than seven years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, rescue workers still had trouble breathing after they inhaled from the cloud of dust that enveloped southern Manhattan, a new study concludes.

FDA Cracks Down on Lipodissolve Hype

WebMD - Denise Mann - ‎2 hours ago‎
April 7, 2010 -- The FDA today scolded six US spas and one Brazilian company for making false and misleading claims about fat-melting injections known as mesotherapy, lipodissolve, lipozap, lipotherapy, or injection lipolysis.

Is Induction Cooking Ready to Go Mainstream?

New York Times - Kim Severson - ‎Apr 6, 2010‎
At Marlow & Sons in Brooklyn, all the cooking is done on five induction units in the basement. By KIM SEVERSON LISA SIMPSON had been a professional cook, so when she remodeled her kitchen she was counting on a big, powerful gas range.

Airline considers fee for lavatory use

CNN - ‎7 hours ago‎
By A. Pawlowski, CNN Ryanair, a budget airline based in Ireland, is known for its rock-bottom fares and multitude of fees. (CNN) -- Fresh on the heels of one budget airline announcing that it will ask passengers to pay extra to bring carry-on bags on ...

Statement: Obama on the Release of Nuclear Posture Review April 6, 2010 - The ...

TIME - Mark Halperin - ‎Apr 6, 2010‎
One year ago yesterday in Prague, I outlined a comprehensive agenda to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and to pursue the peace and security of a world without them.

Bringing You a Signal You're Already Paying For

New York Times - Matt Richtel - ‎Apr 6, 2010‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Faced with withering criticism for its spotty iPhone service, AT&T blames in part a shortage of cellphone towers near homes and businesses.

Senator Tom Coburn's Critique of Fox News

TIME (blog) - Michael Scherer - ‎Apr 6, 2010‎
The Fox News playbook calls for the promotion and evisceration of its critics. If the White House bad mouths the network, Glenn Beck adds a red phone to his set so its staff can call in.