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Pope Benedict XVI leads the Easter Vigil at St Peter's basilica at The Vatican ...

The Australian -
WHEN Georg Ratzinger, a priest, heard that his brother Joseph had been elected Pope, he felt no joy: he was too concerned about the mental and physical strain that being Pope Benedict XVI would impose on a man whose health was already frail.
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BILL DWYRE Phil Mickelson is at home at Augusta National

Orlando Sentinel -
He shoots a 66 on Saturday, not the best round of the day, but good enough to be in the hunt for another Masters title on a course he handles extremely well.

Yemen: Ex-president's loyalists attack airport

CBS News -
SANAA, Yemen - Loyalists of former Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh seized the country's main airport Saturday as tanks and armored vehicles occupied the tarmac and forced authorities to cancel flights, a day after a military shake-up in which key ...

Tiger Woods gives semi-apology for throwing tantrum, kicking club during 2012 ...

New York Daily News -
By Hank Gola / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tiger Woods is "sorry if he offended anyone" with his temper tantrum during second round of Masters.

US Defines Its Demands for New Round of Talks With Iran

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration and its European allies plan to open new negotiations with Iran by demanding the immediate closing and ultimate dismantling of a recently completed nuclear facility deep under a mountain, according to American and ...

Prezida Mushasha w'Igihugu ca Malawi Yaragenywe.

Voice of America -
K wa gatandatu, 07 Ukwezi kwakane 2012 Prezida Mushasha w'Igihugu ca Malawi Yaragenywe. Umupfasoni Banda yashikirije ijambo ejo ku musi wa gatandatu inyuma yuko arahiye mu mabanga yiwe y'ukuyobora igihugu ca Malawi ku murwa mukuru Lilongwe Na VOA ...

Pakistani rescuers search for up to 135 people trapped in avalanche

CNN International -
(CNN) -- Pakistani rescuers continued to tunnel around a Himalayan military outpost on the Siachen glacier, where up to 135 people were buried by a massive avalanche near the Indian border.

Pakistan's president visits India

CNN International -
By Harmeet Shah Singh Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, shown on July 1 in London, is on a private trip to India. New Delhi (CNN) -- President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan visits India on Sunday -- the first by a Pakistani head of state in seven ...

US warns Syria it can't deceive world over pullout

The Associated Press -
By KARIN LAUB, AP - 1 minute ago BEIRUT (AP) - The US warned Syria it won't be able to deceive the world about compliance with a cease-fire that is just days away, as regime forces pounded more opposition strongholds Saturday in an apparent rush to ...

2 killed by train over NY trestle were brothers

Kansas City Star -
AP WESTFIELD, NY -- Police have identified the two men hit and killed by a cargo train chugging over a trestle in an upstate New York village as half brothers.

Trayvon Martin call was "mistake, not deliberate": NBC

Reuters -
By Chris Francescani | NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBC News' decision to air an edited call from George Zimmerman to police in the moments before he shot Trayvon Martin was "a mistake and not a deliberate act to misrepresent the phone call," according the ...

Your Easter egg just might hatch ... a dinosaur? -
A partially preserved Sankofa pyrenaica dinosaur egg sticks up from the sandstone bed where it was found. By Jennifer Welsh A paleontological surprise may be hiding in your Easter basket.

Alaska's largest city breaks seasonal snow record

Daily Herald -
AP | Posted: Saturday, April 7, 2012 8:49 pm | Loading… A spring snowfall has broken the nearly 60-year-old seasonal snow record of Alaska's largest city.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Weak US jobs figures could hit world equities

Reuters -
* World markets could fall following soft US payrolls data * US stock futures point to weak open on Monday * European markets closed on Monday * Euro rallies, off three-week lows vs dollar By Chikako Mogi and David Gaffen NEW YORK/TOKYO, ...

Employment Increase in US Trails Most-Pessimistic Forecasts

Bloomberg -
You need to enable Javascript to play media on Play Jobless Rate Fell to 8.2% in March Hiring by American employers trailed the most pessimistic forecasts in March, casting doubt on the strength of the expansion now in its third year.

Obama: Women are not an interest group -
AP | Posted: Friday, April 6, 2012 10:31 pm | ( Loading… ) comments. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Forum on Women and the Economy, Friday, April 6, 2012, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on ...

GOP superdelegates: It's over, Romney is nominee

Southeast Missourian -
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER ~ AP WASHINGTON -- It's over, and Mitt Romney is going to be the GOP nominee for president. That's the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party's national convention ...

Mac Malware Outbreak Is Bigger than 'Conficker'

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By Tony Bradley, PCWorld An estimated 600000 or more Macs are currently compromised and part of a massive botnet thanks to the Flashback Trojan.

AT&T to allow unlocking of off-contract iPhones

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By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | April 7, 2012, 3:40pm PDT Have you got an old SIM-locked AT&T iPhone that's no longer on contract?

YouTube co-founders silently introduce magazine publishing app, Zeen -
The duo behind YouTube are working on a new magazine application to "discover and create beautiful magazines." We're guessing that it will be a cross between Pinterest and Paper.

PHOTO: Amanda Bynes Released from Jail

People Magazine -
After being arrested for driving under the influence early Friday morning, Amanda Bynes took a solemn mug shot - and looked equally downtrodden after her release from jail.

Jennifer Lopez And Casper Smart: Are You Surprised They're Still Together?

Cinema Blend -
It's hard to believe it's been almost a year since Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony announced their marriage was ending. Sure, the occasional rumor of problems popped up over the course of their relationship, but on the whole, the couple was seen as ...

Matt Lauer to Remain with Today After New Deal

Deadbolt -
Matt Lauer will remain the co-host of NBC's Today show after Lauer signed a long term contract with the network to end months of speculation about his possible departure.

Matthew Newton arrested in Miami

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say Australian actor Matthew Newton has been released from a Miami jail following a weekend arrest. A Miami-Dade County jail official says the 35-year-old Newton was arrested Friday evening on charges of resisting police and ...

Tigers' heavy hitters prove Ilitch's money was well spent

The Detroit News -
Detroit— Well, it's a good thing they spent all that money to make the scoreboard bigger at Comerica Park, isn't it? And as long as we're talking about early returns on offseason investments, I'd say it's also a safe bet Tigers owner Mike Ilitch is ...

Lakers lose to Phoenix, 125-105, while Kobe Bryant sits

Los Angeles Times -
All-Star guard has a sore shin. He'll be re-evaluated Monday in New Orleans before next game against the Hornets. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant heads back to the bench after talking to forward Metta World Peace, who had just gone nose to nose with Suns ...

Allen bursts off bench

Boston Herald -
By Mark Murphy / Celtics Notebook INDIANAPOLIS - Two games in, Ray Allen's transformation into a sixth man has borne fruit. The guard, who for only the sixth time in his career came off the bench last night, broke the Celtics [team stats]' 86-72 win ...

Clippers beat the Kings, 109-94

Los Angeles Times -
By Melissa Rohlin They blew a double-digit, first-half lead. And there was a play by Blake Griffin that will be replayed many times on highlight shows.

Panthers stop Hurricanes, clinch first division title -
SUNRISE, Fla. -- There were smiles, hugs and back slaps all around in the Florida Panthers' locker room. The Panthers clinched the first division title in franchise history, getting first-period goals from Marcel Goc and John Madden and 34 saves from ...

Pesticides to blame for bee-colony collapse

The Seattle Times -
Scientists have been hard at work cracking the “mystery” of colony collapse disorder. [“Studies link pesticides to decline of bee colonies,” News, March 30.

Ecosystems dependent on snow and ice 'most threatened'

Zee News -
Washington: With increasing global warming, the most threatened ecosystems are those that depend on a season of snow and ice, scientists say.

New Study Reveals a Setback in The Battle to Control and Eliminate Malaria

Daily Disruption -
Emergence of resistance to the drug artemisinin in western Thailand has created a critical point in global efforts to control and eliminate malaria worldwide, according to a new study published in the Lancet, a British medical journal, by researchers ...

Autism: another example of how being poor is bad for you -
A study just came out with some very interesting information about how children with autism do or don't get better over time. Guess which ones did better?


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