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Poland mourns dead president

Aljazeera.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of Poles have gathered at the presidential palace in Warsaw to mourn Lech Kaczynski, the president, and the 96 others who were killed in an air crash in western Russia.

No Survivors Found After West Virginia Mine Disaster

New York Times - Ian Urbina - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Amy Sancetta/AP Tammy Gobble was embraced by her father Charles Dickens after hearing the news that rescue workers located the bodies of four missing miners deep in a West Virginia coal mine early Saturday morning in Montcoal W.Va.

Twelve die as troops, protesters clash in Bangkok

Reuters - Jason Szep, Ambika Ahuja - ‎4 hours ago‎
BANGKOK, April 10 (Reuters) - Thai troops fired rubber bullets and tear gas at thousands of demonstrators, who fought back with guns, grenades and petrol bombs in riots that killed 12 people, Bangkok's worst political ...

Pope Handled Priest Case Quickly, Lawyer Says

New York Times - Daniel J. Wakin - ‎3 hours ago‎
ROME - The future Pope Benedict XVI, dealing with a request to defrock a child-molesting priest in California, was handling it as a dismissal from the priesthood - not an abuse case - and acted “expeditiously” by the standards of the ...

Iran sanctions push casts shadow on Manmohan-Obama meet

The Hindu - Siddharth Varadarajan - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Washington: Apart from lingering concerns over aspects of the US administration's AfPak policy, it is the latest American sanctions drive against Iran that most immediately concerns Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advisers as he goes into a bilateral ...

Brazil searches for answers as flood death toll rises

AFP - ‎2 hours ago‎
NITEROI, Brazil - Rescuers raced against time Saturday amid fading hopes of finding survivors of a huge mudslide, with over 400 people now feared dead in some of the worst flooding to swamp Brazil in decades.

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Embattled Steele to Republicans: 'I've Made Mistakes'

FOXNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, who has come under fire for his lavish spending, told GOP activists Saturday that he has taken responsibility for his "mistakes" and is now ready to "move on.

Stevens, the Only Protestant on the Supreme Court

New York Times - Adam Liptak - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - With just five exceptions, every member of the Supreme Court in the nation's history has been a white male, like Justice John Paul Stevens.

Southern Republican Leadership Conference

CBS News - Brian Montopoli - ‎39 minutes ago‎
NEW ORLEANS -- Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal opened his address at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference with a joke about the Republican National Committee, quipping that staffers "may want to stay away from Bourbon Street.

Germany Said to Accept Compromise on Loan to Greece

BusinessWeek - John Fraher, Brian Parkin - ‎6 hours ago‎
April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Germany is prepared to give Greece loans at below-market interest rates, dropping its opposition to aid subsidies in a compromise over the terms of a lifeline for the debt-stricken nation, ...

US regulators consider 2nd find against Toyota: report

Reuters - Shannon Stapleton, Bill Trott - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Toyota sign is seen inside the New York International Auto Show in New York March 31, 2010. CHICAGO (Reuters) - US safety regulators may seek another fine against automaker Toyota Motor Corp on top of a $16.4 million penalty sought this week for ...

China posts first trade deficit in six years

MarketWatch - ‎1 hour ago‎
By MarketWatch China reports a March trade deficit that's significantly wider than expected and represents the first red ink on a monthly trade ledger in nearly six years.

Rethinking a Gospel of the Web

New York Times - Steven Johnson - ‎2 hours ago‎
Steven P. Jobs of Apple, which has tight control over the approval of iPhone applications - and how they're sold. By STEVEN JOHNSON FOR about a decade now, ever since it became clear that the jungle of the World Wide Web would triumph over the walled ...

With Tweetie Acquisition, Twitter Locks On Mobile

Wired News - John C Abell - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Twitter has acquired atebits, the company that makes popular Tweetie applications for the iPhone and Mac OS X. In so doing, the company is fortifying itself as a mobile communications service - that happens to have a web site you can ...

Astronauts 'ready to rock 'n' roll' on spacewalk 2

The Associated Press - Marcia Dunn - ‎7 hours ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Two of the astronauts aboard the orbiting shuttle-station complex rested up Saturday for a second spacewalk involving hefty storage tanks, while their colleagues unloaded much smaller supplies.

"Date Night" Takes Early Lead at Box Office

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Date Night," a romantic comedy starring sitcom staples Steve Carell and Tina Fey, narrowly claimed an early lead at the weekend box office in North America, according to preliminary sales data issued on Saturday.
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In 'Treme', Race and Class Loom Large

Atlantic Online - ‎59 minutes ago‎
David Simon's rich, complex shows have always been rewarding to watch alone, but they almost demand conversation, whether it's a debate over Baltimore's future or a reality check at a particularly audacious act of cruelty, style, or recklessness.
'Treme' on HBO Los Angeles Times

Jim Carrey criticizes Tiger Woods' wife, Elin Nordegren, on Twitter

Entertainment Weekly - John Young - ‎2 hours ago‎
Image Credit: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images; Hunter Martin/Getty ImagesJim Carrey, who announced his split from Jenny McCarthy this week on Twitter, has posted several Tweets defending Tiger Woods and criticizing Woods' wife, ...

Westwood Takes Control at the Masters

New York Times - Lynn Zinser, Larry Dorman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Saturday's third round of the Masters quickly turned into a test of nerves for the four golfers at the top of the leader board, the sunny weather and cheering fans providing camouflage for just how difficult a trip Lee Westwood, ...

Silva defends title, fails to impress

ESPN - Brian Knapp - ‎2 hours ago‎
Anderson Silva looked very much like a man who has grown bored with his profession, as his latest outing devolved into the theater of the bizarre.

Gutierrez leads Mariners past Rangers

The Associated Press - ‎17 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON, Texas - Franklin Gutierrez drove in the go-ahead run to cap a three-run ninth inning, and the Seattle Mariners ended a four-game skid with a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.

UK investigates 800000 organ donor list errors

The Associated Press - Raphael G. Satter - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON - Britain's transplant authority said Saturday that it was investigating several hundred thousand errors in its organ donor list stretching back about a decade.

Health experts warn against complacency in fighting viruses

AFP - ‎2 hours ago‎
VIENNA - Infectious diseases warned Saturday the world should guard against complacency and maintain surveillance of swine flu and other viruses, and stressed the need for prevention.

3 seniors charged in bank robbery plot

Chicago Tribune - Jeff Coen - ‎20 hours ago‎
The three senior citizens were still wearing dark burglary clothes when they stood before a federal judge Friday charged in their latest alleged caper: watching a suburban bank for months in preparation for a robbery as the branch took a delivery of ...

Exposing Glenn Beck as a Dangerous Fraud

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 7, 2010‎
So here goes. Beginning with this post, I intend to expose Glenn Beck as a fraud. A dangerous faker who deliberately manipulates his audience by appealing to their basest instincts.

Raychel Coudriet PICTURES: Tiger Woods' Neighbor Daughter ANOTHER Alleged ...

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 7, 2010‎
Raychel Coudriet, Tiger Woods' 22-year-old neighbor, slept with the superstar golfer when she was 21, according to the National Enquirer.

Hooters restaurant underscores mixed sexual messages in China

Los Angeles Times - Lily Kuo - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Beijing Hooters is a lot like its American counterpart, but it's also a snapshot of changing attitudes toward sex in China, a country full of contradictions.

McLaren 'a maverick national treasure'

CNN - Simon Hooper - ‎Apr 9, 2010‎
London, England (CNN) -- As the anti-establishment provocateur behind the Sex Pistols, Malcolm McLaren once reveled in fueling outrage on the front pages of the British press.

Exclusive: Is Goldman Sachs Playing Fair?

CBS News - Armen Keteyian - ‎Apr 7, 2010‎
With continued economic setbacks, public resentment has deepened towards Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs, a firm with deep ties to some top global leaders.