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Federal shutdown averted at last minute

Christian Science Monitor - David Espo - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Federal shutdown: Democrats and Republicans made a last minute historic deal to cut the federal budget and avoid a federal shutdown.
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13 killed in retaliatory Israeli strikes in Gaza

Washington Post - Joel Greenberg, Islam Abdel Kareem - ‎16 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM - Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip on Friday and early Saturday killed 13 Palestinians, including a woman and her daughter, medical officials said, in continuing exchanges of fire a day after a ...
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Police search for suspect in Santa Monica synagogue explosion

Los Angeles Times - Michael Finnegan, Andrew Blankstein - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Police release a photo of the suspect, Ron Hirsch, 60, also known as Israel Fisher, saying they thought he was behind Thursday's blast outside Chabad House.
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Three Ways Charlie Sheen Changed His Show for NYC

Hollywood Reporter - David Rooney - ‎1 hour ago‎
The most interesting thing he did onstage was throw down the gauntlet to his former "Two and a Half Men" boss, Chuck Lorre.

NATO role under fire in Libya stalemate

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Forces loyal to Libya's under-siege dictator Muammar Gaddafi shelled rebels in Misrata with civilian deaths reported as NATO's role in the conflict faced scrutiny with no endgame in sight.

Tiger stalks lead at Masters

Albany Times Union - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By PETE DOUGHERTY Staff writer Tiger Woods pumps his fist after a birdie on the 18th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 8, 2011, in Augusta, Ga.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak open to returning to company if asked

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎4 hours ago‎
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview this week that he would consider returning to an active role at the company he helped start if asked.

Manny Ramirez retires rather than face long drug suspension

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
BY TONI GINNETTI Apr 9, 2011 12:24AM FILE - In tis April 5, 2011 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays' Manny Ramirez reacts after striking out in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Google's ITA deal gets tentative OK, with scrutiny

San Francisco Chronicle - James Temple - ‎1 hour ago‎
The US Justice Department tentatively approved Google Inc.'s planned $700 million acquisition of ITA Software on Friday, but imposed conditions that highlight the government's growing apprehension about the search giant's market power.

FAQ: How Government Shutdown Affects Your Health

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎7 hours ago‎
April 8, 2011 -- What does a government shutdown mean for our health? Here's WebMD's FAQ, with answers to questions from WebMD readers and staff.

People in the News: Pia Toscano's 'Idol' elimination has glitterati all atwitter

San Jose Mercury News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Even those who haven't watched an episode of "American Idol" know that an early elimination does not end a contestant's dream, as Jennifer Hudson and Chris Daughtry can attest.

Ducks clinch playoff berth with 2-1 victory over Kings

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Teemu Selanne wasn't ready for the Ducks' season - or his stellar career - to end just yet. His two-goal performance Friday against the Kings ensured that he and they will continue into the playoffs.

5 Facts About Russell Brand's 'Arthur' Costar

Hollywood Reporter - Armando Gallo - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The real star of Russell Brand's Arthur? Greta Gerwig, who fills in for Liza Minelli as his love interest in the new remake (out Friday).

US Stocks Close Lower Ahead Of Potential Government Shutdown

Wall Street Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks fell modestly Friday as investors exercised caution ahead of the potential shutdown of the federal government and the start of US companies' first-quarter earnings reports.

Federal employees breathe sign of relief on budget deal

CNN - Chris Lawrence, Charley Keyes - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Washington (CNN) -- An 11th-hour deal reached late Friday in Washington meant federal employees will avoid a furlough, and services to the public will continue.

'Jersey Shore' cast gets six-figure raise -- EXCLUSIVE

Entertainment Weekly - James Hibberd - ‎3 hours ago‎
The other piece of good news: They get to spend it shooting next season in Italy. And the bad news is… actually, for the Shore cast, there is no bad news.

Red Sox Beat Yankees, Snap Six-Game Losing Streak; Mets Lose Home Opener

Bloomberg - ‎12 minutes ago‎
By Nancy Kercheval - Sat Apr 09 05:30:35 GMT 2011 Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a run- scoring double in the fifth inning as the Boston Red Sox won their first game of the season with a 9-6 home-opening victory against the New York Yankees.

Apple investigating Verizon iPad 2 3G issue

CNET - Josh Lowensohn - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apple says it's looking into an issue that requires some iPad 2 owners with built-in Verizon 3G to reboot their devices to re-enable 3G after turning it off.

Gas prices climbing well past $4 a gallon

Kane County Chronicle - ‎54 minutes ago‎
By JONATHAN BILYK - Brace yourself: It will soon cost well more than $4 a gallon to fuel your cars. The AAA Chicago Motor Club reported that since August 2010, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in Illinois ...

Larry Page, back as Google CEO, shakes up top ranks

Los Angeles Times - Jessica Guynn - ‎5 hours ago‎
Google co-founder Larry Page promotes seven executives to run the company's most important divisions. They will report directly to him in an effort to cut bureaucracy and speed decision making.

Friday protests erupt in Arab world,10 die in Syria

Reuters - Asmaa Waguih - ‎13 hours ago‎
SANAA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Protests erupted across much of the Arab world on Friday, the Muslim day of prayer, with demonstrators dying in Syria and Yemen while Egyptians staged one of the biggest rallies since President Hosni Mubarak's fall.

Bulls clinch top seed in East playoffs with 6th straight win

Chicago Sun-Times - Mark Potash - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Forward Carlos Boozer, who had 24 points and 11 rebounds, goes up for an emphatic dunk. | David Liam Kyle~Getty Images CLEVELAND - It wasn't pretty, but it got the job done.

New massacre accusations for Ivory Coast

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Forces loyal to Ivory's Coast's internationally-recognised president Alassane Ouattara killed or raped hundreds of people and burned villages during a rampage in late March, Human Rights Watch says.
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