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Obama: Progress seen on economy

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎41 minutes ago‎
But it's "still under severe stress," the president said. He signaled more federal moves to stimulate growth. By Roger Runningen WASHINGTON - President Obama said yesterday he was "starting to see progress" toward a recovering economy even as it was ...
Comment by Dan Stein
Pres., Federation for American Immigration Reform

Thai protesters force Asia summit cancellation

Reuters - ‎10 minutes ago‎
By Bill Tarrant PATTAYA, Thailand (Reuters) - A summit of Asian leaders in Thailand was cancelled on Saturday after anti-government protesters breeched security and swarmed into the media centre at the hotel complex where it was being held.

Dangerous Weather Continues; Tornadoes Strike Tennessee and Kentucky

ABC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
By SARAH NETTER Tornadoes hit Kentucky and Tennessee today, killing two people and injuring dozens more, a day after a twister killed three people in Arkansas.
Vicious storms blast southern US Disaster News Network

Italy bids final farewell to quake dead

AFP - ‎18 hours ago‎
L'AQUILA, Italy (AFP) - Italy bade a final farewell Friday to the nearly 300 people killed in the earthquake that devastated the central Abruzzo region, with thousands attending an emotional funeral.

Somali Piracy - Causes and Consequences

Voice of America - ‎15 hours ago‎
By Joe DeCapua The ongoing Somali piracy problem in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean raises a number of legal and military issues about how to deal with the problem.

Georgian Leader Again Rebuffs Calls to Resign

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Riot police guard the presidential offices as demonstrators rally in Tbilisi. (By Sergei Grits -- Associated Press) Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site.

Cops seek answers in murder-suicide at Henry Ford campus

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
The murder-suicide that left two students dead Friday at Henry Ford Community College triggered anxiety and fear as shocked students and staff were ordered to stay in classes and offices during a two-hour campus lockdown.

Bush to host policy institute strategy session in Dallas

Dallas Morning News - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By LORI STAHL / The Dallas Morning News Former President George W. Bush will host a strategy session in Dallas next week, where top aides from his White House will shape plans for the policy institute at his presidential library at SMU.

Gay marriage: Much-maligned Midwest surprisingly surprising

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Once again, a humble Midwestern state is being laughed at by cosmopolitan snoots on the East and West Coasts. The victim this time, of course, is Iowa, which recently had the gall to legalize gay marriage and attempt to mess up decades of perfectly ...

Chrysler debt plan still vague

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
BY JUSTIN HYDE • FREE PRESS WASHINGTON STAFF • April 11, 2009 WASHINGTON -- With 19 days to go, talks among Chrysler LLC, the Obama administration and Chrysler's creditors have yet to produce a firm proposal for how the company's debt should be reduced ...
S&P Warns on GM, Chrysler Debt Wall Street Journal

Regulators Close NC, Colo. Banks

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal regulators shut down two more banks yesterday, raising the number of bank failures so far this year to 23. The first bank was Cape Fear Bank in Wilmington, NC, the first North Carolina bank to fail in nearly 16 years.

China's March trade surplus widens to $18.6 billion

MarketWatch - ‎21 hours ago‎
By Chris Oliver, marketwatch HONG KONG (marketwatch) -- China's trade surplus widened to $18.6 billion in March as exports contacted at a slower pace than imports, according to official data released Friday.

Yahoo, Microsoft reportedly talking partnership

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎4 hours ago‎
The on-again, off-again talks between Yahoo Inc. and Microsoft Corp. about an online advertising deal are reportedly back on. The discussions restarted a few weeks ago, and included a meeting between new Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and Microsoft CEO Steve ...

Apple nearing 1 billion apps served

CNET News - ‎16 hours ago‎
by Tom Krazit Almost $13000 in Apple gear awaits the person lucky enough to download the 1 billionth App Store app. Apple is approaching the 1 billion mark for applications downloaded from the App Store, and plans to give out a host of Apple gear to ...

$250000 reward in phone cable vandalism

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Authorities hope a quarter-million-dollar reward will shake loose a tipster to lead them to the vandals who severed underground fiber-optic cables, cutting off phone service for tens of thousands of people and disrupting life throughout southern Santa ...

Seeing, Believing and Sharing the Good News of Easter

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
This is the homily Bishop Paul S. Loverde of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington will deliver tomorrow, Easter Sunday. What is the one single event that has most influenced and changed human history?
Easter services The News Journal
Celebrating Christ's sacrifice Alexandria Town Talk

Hannah Montana: The Movie

Entertainment Weekly - ‎10 hours ago‎
By Owen Gleiberman How ordinary a girl is Miley Cyrus? So ordinary that she has to sneak into her own concert. In the opening sequence of Hannah Montana: The Movie, Miley tricks her way into an arena, slips backstage, and puts on her blonde wig, ...

'Observe and Report': Seth Rogen and Anna Faris discuss 'The Scene'

Entertainment Weekly - ‎12 hours ago‎
Seth Rogen's sad and rageful and strange and strangely funny new movie, about a bipolar mall cop hungry for glory, is not your typical Seth Rogen vehicle.

Playing with heavy hearts, Angels dominate Red Sox

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Amalie Benjamin ANAHEIM, Calif. - The familiar notes of Train's "Calling All Angels" filtered through the park. This was as it always is: Angel Stadium, the sun setting in the Southern California sky, the players on both sides milling around.
Crash leads to murder charges Detroit Free Press
Charges in Adenhart death San Francisco Chronicle

Lakers fall in Portland, lose ground in chase for NBA's best record

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Brandon Roy had 24 points and eight assists to help the Portland Trail Blazers to a 106-98 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
VENUE: STAPLES Center CBSSports.com
In the Paint Philadelphia Inquirer

Hamels rocked by Rockies

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel takes the ball from Cole Hamels after the World Series MVP, slowed by a sore elbow, failed to last four innings.

A 35-member medical team performed the partial face transplant ...

Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Kay Lazar Sometime in the next couple of days, the man who just became the nation's second face-transplant recipient will wake up and see his new face.

Tuberculosis: Doctor-in-training may have exposed hundreds of ...

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Bruce Japsen and Joshua Boak | Tribune Reporters A Northwestern University doctor-in-training potentially exposed hundreds of patients, including infants, at three Chicago-area hospitals to tuberculosis in what is being called an unusual case of a ...

"Brown fat" burns calories -- may lead to new obesity treatments

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
By Anne Harding What if you had a special kind of fat in your body that burned calories instead of storing them -- and it could be activated simply by spending time in the cold?

Iran touts nuclear technology gains

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 10, 2009‎
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center front, tours the new factory in Esfahan that will produce uranium fuel pellets for use at the Arak research reactor.

Quarter of displaced slankan children malnourished

AFP - ‎2 hours ago‎
COLOMBO (AFP) - At least one in four children displaced by Sri Lanka's ongoing fighting between troops and Tamil Tigers was malnourished, the health ministry said Saturday.

Japan to drop proposal for UN resolution on DPRK: report

Xinhua - ‎5 hours ago‎
TOKYO, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Japan is expected to drop a proposal for a binding UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution on Pyongyang's rocket launch during a council meeting Saturday, KyodoNews reported, citing diplomatic sources.