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Pirates Vow Revenge: 'In the Future, America Will Be the One Mourning'

ABC News - ‎55 minutes ago‎
By KIRIT RADIA and MICHAEL S. JAMES Somali pirates are vowing to retaliate for the deaths of three fellow pirates at the hands of US Navy snipers.

One Obama Search Ends With a Puppy Named Bo

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
By HELENE COOPER WASHINGTON - For the first time since settling into the White House, the Obama family attended church services in Washington on Sunday, but their closely watched search for a spiritual home was overshadowed by news that a longer quest ...

Norway condemns ransacking of Sri Lankan embassy

CNN International - ‎53 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Norway has condemned the ransacking of the Sri Lankan embassy in Oslo by Tamil demonstrators. The entrance to Sri Lanka's embassy in Oslo on Sunday.

'Hezbollah planned Egypt attacks to avenge Mughniyeh'

Ha'aretz - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By Yoav Stern, Haaretz Correspondent, and News Agencies Sami Shehab, the Hezbollah agent arrested in Egypt this week, told investigators that his cell was planning attacks on Israeli targets to avenge the killing of terrorist mastermind Imad Mughniyeh, ...

Gaza boat explodes in apparent attack, no injuries

The Associated Press - ‎19 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM (AP) - An unmanned Palestinian fishing boat exploded off the coast of the Gaza Strip on Monday in an apparent attempt to hit naval patrols in the area, the Israeli military said, reporting no casualties.

How the Labour smear email story unfolded

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Damian McBride was forced to resign after an email he sent smearing top Conservatives fell into the hands of a prominent blogger. Here Christopher Hope, The Daily Telegraph's Whitehall Editor, explains the background to the scandal, and how The Daily ...

Fire burns Christian center's cottages

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP Alton Bay, NH -- A massive fire destroyed or damaged dozens of wood-frame buildings, mostly unoccupied summer homes, at a 146-year-old Christian center on Easter.

First family hosting first egg roll with everyone wondering about Bo

WAND - ‎59 minutes ago‎
AP - April 13, 2009 3:23 AM ET WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and his family are hosting the annual White House Easter Egg Roll for the first time today.
Eggs will roll at White House United Press International

Democrats size up GOP House districts

San Diego Union Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By John Marelius (Contact) Union-Tribune Staff Writer Democrats looking to expand their majority in Congress in the 2010 election are zeroing in on 35 Republican-held House districts that President Barack Obama carried last year, including Rep.

India Board to Ok Satyam Bid in 24 Hours of Being Notified

Wall Street Journal - ‎18 minutes ago‎
By R. JAI KRISHNA MUMBAI -- India's Company Law Board Monday said it will approve the winning bid for a 31% stake in Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

‘Surgical’ Bankruptcy Possible for GM

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
By MICHELINE MAYNARD and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED DETROIT - The Treasury Department is directing General Motors to lay the groundwork for a bankruptcy filing by a June 1 deadline, despite GM’s public contention that it could still reorganize outside ...

South Korea won rises on eBay reports

Reuters - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By Cheon Jong-woo SEOUL (Reuters) - The won rose against the dollar on Monday, helped by reports that eBay Inc (EBAY.O) has agreed to buy a controlling stake in a South Korean retailer for $413 million.

Another Try for a Microsoft and Yahoo Deal

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Robert D. Hof In a development that can't be too surprising but may revamp the Internet landscape, Yahoo (YHOO) Chief Executive Carol Bartz and Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer have started talking about forging Internet search and advertising ...

Steve Jobs Still in Control at Apple, Working on Tablet Device

DailyTech - ‎8 hours ago‎
A recently published report from the Wall Street Journal indicates that although he's technically on medical leave from his company, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is still closely involved with a couple of different projects at the company.

Windows 7: 83% Of Businesses Won't Deploy Next Year

InformationWeek - ‎18 minutes ago‎
New data shows that the vast majority of corporate IT departments won't touch Microsoft's next OS until at least 2011. By Paul McDougall Microsoft may need to keep its Windows XP operating system around a little longer—at least for its deep-pocketed ...

Jackpots rise for Florida Lotto, Powerball

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
TALLAHASSEE -- No ticket matched all six numbers in Saturday night's Florida Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings, sending both jackpots higher.

'Hannah Montana: The Movie' bolsters Miley Cyrus' Oscar dreams

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Disney's second film based on its mega-hit TV-and-music franchise opened to $34 million, surpassing estimates of most Hollywood insiders who had pegged it to open in the $20-million range," reports the Los Angeles Times.

Commemorating the resurrection

Vineland Daily Journal - ‎8 minutes ago‎
By JOEL LANDAU • Staff Writer • April 13, 2009 VINELAND -- Easter Sunday was a time of celebration for members of First United Methodist Church as they commemorated the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Christians mark Resurrection Poughkeepsie Journal
Christians celebrate a time of renewal Cherry Hill Courier Post

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ESPN - ‎42 minutes ago‎
LeBron James and the Cavs notched their most lopsided victory ever against the Celtics (173 games). Michael Finley was 0-for-5 on 3-pointers before hitting the game-winner with 1.3 seconds left to play.

White Sox 6, Twins 1

USA Today - ‎36 minutes ago‎
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels didn't need a bench-clearing incident with their longtime playoff nemesis to unify the team -- not after what they endured during the season's first week.
Angels 5, Red Sox 4 Boston Globe

Stairs smacks another game-winner as Phillies beat Rockies

Philadelphia Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
By DAVID MURPHY DENVER - It isn't easy to sit on the bench for eight innings, then head to the batting cage for a few swings, and then head to a batter's box to face a pitcher whose sole job is to retire hitters in key, late-inning situations.
GAME OF THE DAY Phillies 7, Rockies 5 San Francisco Chronicle

Doctor Possibly Exposed Hundreds to TB

ABC News - ‎Apr 11, 2009‎
By DIANA ALVEAR Barely days old, hundreds of babies in Chicago may already have been exposed to tuberculosis. A Chicago-area doctor-in-training may have exposed hundreds of patients, including infants, to tuberculosis.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows that ...

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Each year, researchers at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention question thousands of teenagers and young adults about their health-risk behaviors.

Harris Teeter recalls pistachios over salmonella fears

Bizjournals.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Harris Teeter, one of the most prevalent supermarket chains in the Raleigh-Durham area, is recalling its store-brand pistachios because of potential salmonella contamination.

Houston firefighters die in overnight house fire

USA Today - ‎13 hours ago‎
HOUSTON (AP) - Two Houston firefighters died in an Easter Sunday house fire, an official said. Houston Fire District Chief Tommy Dowdy said the department responded to a house fire call shortly after midnight Sunday in the southeast part of the city.

Maoists shut down mine in eastern India, 14 dead

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - Maoist rebels killed 10 policemen in eastern India and shut down a mine operated by state-run National Aluminum Co Ltd (NALCO) as they stepped up attacks ahead of a general election.

First Family Chooses Historic St. John's for Service

Washington Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Matt Zapotosky and Hamil R. Harris They came as any other family would on Easter Sunday: Dad in a dark suit and tie, Mom and oldest daughter in matching white cardigans.