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DC mayor arrested protesting budget restrictions

San Jose Mercury News - Jessica Gresko - ‎22 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—Police arrested Washington's mayor and DC council members who were protesting restrictions placed upon the district as part of the federal budget deal.
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US elections: Mitt Romney announces candidacy

The Guardian - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and multimillionaire businessman, has officially confirmed that he will seek the Republican nomination to take on Barack Obama in next year's White House race.
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Court won't lift stay on Arizona immigration law

Houston Chronicle - Bob Christie - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By BOB CHRISTIE AP © 2011 The Associated Press Ross D. Franklin AP FILE - In this July 22, 201 photo, protesters block the street to protest the SB1070 Arizona immigration law in front of US District Court in Phoenix.
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Chicago school bans some lunches brought from home

Los Angeles Times - Monica Eng, Joel Hood - ‎4 hours ago‎
Fernando Dominguez cut the figure of a young revolutionary leader during a recent lunch period at his elementary school. "Who thinks the lunch is not good enough?

Ivory Coast's Ouattara to Start Proceedings Against Gbagbo

BusinessWeek - Olivier Monnier, Pauline Bax - ‎13 minutes ago‎
April 11 (Bloomberg) -- Ivory Coast President-elect Alassane Ouattara, plans to start judicial proceedings against rival Laurent Gbagbo, who was captured today after French and UN forces laid siege to the presidential ...

Judge kills zombie Winklevoss lawsuit against Facebook

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Winklevoss twins, aka the Winklevii, have been locked in a years-long legal battle over the creation of Facebook. By Julianne Pepitone, staff reporterApril 11, 2011: 5:08 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The long, sordid legal saga between Facebook and ...

Tori Spelling: I'm Pregnant!

People Magazine - Ulrica Wihlborg - ‎1 hour ago‎
The actress and husband Dean McDermott are expecting their third child together this fall, Spelling confirms via Twitter. "I know there's been a lot of speculation, so I wanted everyone to hear from me ... It's official .

Health cuts loom in new budget fights

Reuters - Jim Bourg - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Discovery Communications Wellness Center medical technician Charline Faison takes down patient medical information during an appointment at the clinic in the Discovery Communications headquarters building in Silver Spring, Maryland December 3, 2009.

US STOCKS-Markets fall on earnings caution, energy selloff

Reuters - Edward Krudy - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK, April 11 (Reuters) - Stocks mostly fell on Monday as energy shares sold off on lower oil prices and the onset of earnings season was clouded by concern company outlooks may fall short of expectations.

'Glee,' 'Modern Family' Score GLAAD Awards

Hollywood Reporter - Lesley Goldberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the awards battle between Fox's Glee and ABC's Modern Family, the GLAAD Awards opted to do something the Golden Globes, Emmys and SAG Awards haven't: Give its outstanding comedy prize to both series.

Adobe announces Creative Suite 5.5, monthly software subscriptions

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Adobe Systems announced an update to its Adobe Creative Suite 5 software, which for the first time will be available by way of monthly subscriptions.

Eleven Killed in Minsk Rush-Hour Subway Explosion

Wall Street Journal - James Marson - ‎1 hour ago‎
At least 11 people were killed and more than 100 others injured when an explosion ripped through a subway station in the heart of Minsk, the Belarussian capital during evening rush hour Monday, the authorities said.

Bonds jury hears reading of assistant's testimony

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
(04-11) 11:28 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds' jury listened again today to the testimony of a former personal assistant who says she saw the ex-Giants ballplayer receive an injection from his trainer.

VIDEO: Libyan rebels reject ceasefire plan

BBC News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Rebels in Libya have rejected the latest diplomatic attempt to stop the conflict in the country. The proposal by the African Union called for an immediate ceasefire and dialogue between the two sides.

NFL owners, players ordered back to mediation

Los Angeles Times - Lance Pugmire - ‎1 hour ago‎
Representatives of NFL owners and players are scheduled to meet face to face Thursday under court supervision in a new attempt to reach a collective bargaining agreement.

Vitamin D Protects Against Age-Related Vision Loss

ABC News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By COURTNEY HUTCHISON, ABC News Medical Unit Warding off vision loss in old age may have more to do with what's in your kitchen than what's in your medicine cabinet.

Masters draws 2nd-best rating in decade

ESPN - ‎46 minutes ago‎
AP NEW YORK -- The final round of the Masters drew its second-highest preliminary television rating in 10 years. The finish Sunday didn't match last year's rating, when Tiger Woods returned from a five-month layoff after revelations of infidelity and ...

Stop acting like a startup, Google

InfoWorld - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By Ted Samson | InfoWorld If Google were a literary character, it would be Lenny from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." Lenny is a mountain of a man and a tireless, impressive worker with a heart of gold.

Should Donald Trump and Sarah Palin run as a GOP presidential ticket?

Christian Science Monitor - Peter Grier - ‎1 hour ago‎
Donald Trump could appeal to economic conservatives, while Sarah Palin has deep roots among social conservatives and tea party types.

Common drug ineffective in early Alzheimer's-study

Reuters - Julie Steenhuysen, Philip Barbara - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A commonly prescribed Alzheimer's drug had no effect in treating patients with a mild form of the disease, US researchers said on Monday, underscoring the need for new and better treatments for the most common ...

Apple's iPad projected to stay at top of tablet market: report

New York Daily News - Dino Grandoni - ‎1 hour ago‎
When it comes to tablets, the iPad will be the Apple of buyers' eyes for years to come. Apple's iPad is expected to remain the top seller of tablet computers for the near future as other tech companies, such as Google and ...

Japan thanks India for 'timely aid'

The Hindu - Sandeep Dikshit - ‎43 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has thanked the government and people of India “for doing so much to help us” following the March 11 tsunami and earthquake.

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