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By IAN TALLEY WASHINGTON -- The White House is open to compromise on certain key elements of its climate-change agenda, including whether businesses could get some emissions allowances free, administration officials said Wednesday.
Obama looking at cooling air to fight warming The Associated Press
AFP - 40 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Barack Obama's administration said it will fully participate in any talks with Iran on its nuclear program, throwing the ball in Tehran's court with a new engagement policy.
US to take part regularly in 7-party talks involving Iran Los Angeles Times
Washington Post - 59 minutes ago
By Robin Shulman DEPOK, Indonesia -- Ismi Safeya is a student at an Islamic school who veils her hair for modesty, prays five times a day and is inspired by the idea of a society based on Muslim principles.
Indonesia's parliamentary elections begin CNN International
Indonesians Near Parliamentary Vote New York Times
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
The equatorial sun had just passed high noon Wednesday when a text message flashed on reporters' cell phones in Nairobi: 17000-ton boxship seized 400 miles off Somali coast.
Somali Piracy Exposes Weakness in UN Law of the Sea Voice of America
Reuters - 53 minutes ago
By Silvia Aloisi and Antonella Cinelli L'AQUILA, Italy, April 9 (Reuters) - A series of aftershocks disrupted rescuers in central Italy early on Thursday as they picked through rubble for a third night in their search for survivors of Monday's ...
Death Toll From Italy Quake Rises Voice of America
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Michael Heath April 9 (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations warned of a possible “bloodbath” on the beaches of northern Sri Lanka as the military corners Tamil Tiger rebels in a sliver of territory containing more than 100000 civilians.
hospital shelled in Tamil no-fire zone guardian.co.uk
ABC News - 1 hour ago
Los Angeles Times - 44 minutes ago
Greener and fuel-efficient cars alone won't save Detroit, experts say. Higher oil prices and more popular designs are needed too.
Obama sends team of 15 to speed up General Motors' progress Detroit Free Press
Obama auto team in Detroit today The Detroit News
New York Times - 54 minutes ago
By SUSAN SAULNY CHICAGO - Representative Jesse L. Jackson Jr. of Illinois confirmed Wednesday that a Congressional ethics office had begun a preliminary inquiry into his efforts last fall to win appointment by Gov.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.: Feds step up inquiry Chicago Tribune
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED In these economic times, even Warren E. Buffett can’t qualify for the best credit rating. Moody’s Investors Service on Wednesday stripped away the triple-A rating of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate and investment vehicle ...
Moody's Strips Aaa Ratings From Berkshire, Units Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By JOHN JANNARONE There may be few signs of life among home buyers. But defense strategies among home builders have now evolved to encompass mergers to guard against more trouble to come.
Pulte Homes agrees to buy Centex in $1.3B deal The Herald-Sun
New York Times - 47 minutes ago
By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH As the Treasury Department considers life insurers’ applications for a bailout, big questions remain about how hard a bargain the government will drive.
Treasury Weighs Investment in Life Insurers Washington Post
San Francisco Chronicle - 15 minutes ago
BBC News - 1 hour ago
By Maggie Shiels The US government has admitted the nation's power grid is vulnerable to cyber attack, following reports it has been infiltrated by foreign spies.
AP source: Spies compromised US electric grid The Associated Press
Washington Post - 5 minutes ago
By Cecilia Kang The Federal Communications Commission yesterday began mapping out a plan to bring high-speed Internet service to the entire nation, starting with questions on how to increase its availability, improve its quality of service and make it ...
FCC launches "transformative" inquiry on broadband Ars Technica
FCC Launches Effort To Craft National Broadband Plan InformationWeek
New York Daily News - 38 minutes ago
Another one bit the dust Wednesday night, then proved exactly why fans didn't give him the support he needed. Scott macintyre, a legally blind piano-player from Arizona, was the latest wanna-be "American Idol" to get the ax from the popular Fox ...
Another `American Idol' finalist eliminated The Associated Press
The San Francisco Examiner - 36 minutes ago
By Leslie Katz Daily life: Grace Hawthorne and Phoebe Streblow’s “Seder Made” was created with office supplies. Courtesy Photo As Jews observe Passover this week, there’sa cool collection of seder plates of all shapes and sizes - made by artists who ...
Jewish Home welcomes Passover Fall River Herald News
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
By Yvonne Villarreal It means performing your current hit, "The Climb," on "American Idol" and at the Academy of Country Music Awards, accepting a miniature orange blimp for favorite female singer at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, ...
Movie review: 'Hannah Montana' almost too squeaky clean Norwich Bulletin
Washington Post - 27 minutes ago
The Washington Post's Barry Svrluga describes the mood, course changes, and players to watch as the first round of the Masters starts Thursday at Augusta National.
Masters notebook: Harrington attempts 3 in a row in the shadows San Francisco Chronicle
MLB.com - 37 minutes ago
By Marty Noble / MLB.com CINCINNATI -- With Carlos Delgado hitting the 470th home run of his career and driving in four runs and Brian Schneider contributing an assisted three-run double, the Mets steamrolled the Reds on Wednesday night in a game that ...
Recap: Cincinnati vs. NY Mets MiamiHerald.com
New York Mets overcome subpar pitching, beat Cincinnati Reds 9-7 The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
MLB.com - 46 minutes ago
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com MINNEAPOLIS -- Justin Morneau and Denard Span each hit a two-run homer and Jason Kubel drove in the game-winning run with a double down the right-field line, as the Twins defeated the Mariners, 6-5, at the Metrodome on ...
Morneau, Span take Silva deep, Twins top M's 6-5 The Associated Press
Mariners fall to the Twins, 6-5 Seattle Times
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By David Brown Three new studies show that most adults have unexpectedly large and active deposits of a calorie-burning type of fat that biologists once thought disappeared after infancy.
Calorie-Burning Fat? Studies Say You Have It New York Times
Fat cells burn calories? Yep, if it's cold enough Minneapolis Star Tribune
New York Times - 27 minutes ago
There was a great deal to be troubled by in a report by the International Committee of the Red Cross documenting the kinds of torture and abuse inflicted on terrorism suspects by the Central Intelligence Agency.
The Red Cross Torture Report Atlantic Online
WebMD - 5 hours ago
By Salynn Boyles April 8, 2009 -- Results from a new, government-funded study should change treatment practices for millions of asthma patients who take acid reflux drugs but have no heartburn symptoms.
Reuters - 47 minutes ago
By Arada Therdthammakun BANGKOK, April 9 (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Thursday that a big anti-government rally would be allowed to continue so long as it remained peaceful, while the risk of a turn to violence weighed on ...
FOXNews - 52 minutes ago
The House turned down amendments by Democratic Gov. Timothy M. Kaine that were necessary to make Virginia eligible for the federal aid.
Assembly Rejects $125 Million for Expanded Jobless Benefits Washington Post
San Jose Mercury News - 2 hours ago