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US Says China Will Push Sanctions Against Iran

New York Times - Mark Landler, Elisabeth Bumiller - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama met with his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, on Monday and the two agreed to push for sanctions over Iran's nuclear program, aides said.
Iran, Israel and the Bomb Wall Street Journal

Katyn anniversary tragedy appears to be uniting Russia and Poland

Times Online - Tony Halpin - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Katyn has symbolised bitter division between Poland and Russia for 70 years. Now the new tragedy associated with its name appears to have united them to an extent unprecedented since the Second World War massacre.

Extension of jobless benefits clears GOP roadblock

Washington Post - Andrew Taylor - ‎59 minutes ago‎
AP WASHINGTON -- Democrats in the Senate won an initial skirmish Monday to restore unemployment benefits to hundreds of thousands of jobless people despite Republican criticism that it would add $9 billion to the nation's debt.

US Envoy Heads to Kyrgyzstan to Meet Interim Leaders

Voice of America - David Gollust - ‎21 minutes ago‎
A senior US diplomat is en route to Kyrgyzstan for the first high-level direct dialogue between the United States and the interim government that assumed power there last week.

Bangkok residents discuss who is to blame for trouble

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pressure is growing on Thailand's government to stand down, after street protests left 21 people dead at the weekend. The head of the Thai army has called for parliament to be dissolved and the country's election commission says Prime Minister Abhisit ...

Landslide derails train in Italy leaving nine dead

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
A landslide has derailed a train in north-eastern Italy, killing at least nine people and injuring about 30, Italian media say. The accident occurred in a mountain valley near the winter sports town of Merano, close to the Austrian border.

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White House: Hillary Clinton not a candidate for Supreme Court

Washington Post - Anne E. Kornblut - ‎4 hours ago‎
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is not under consideration as a Supreme Court nominee, the White House said Monday. "The president thinks Secretary Clinton is doing an excellent job as Secretary of State and wants her to remain ...

Ill. Dem Says Senate Fundraising Doesn't Match GOP

New York Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By AP The latest on President Obama, his administration and other news from Washington and around the nation. Join the discussion.

Scott Brown to skip Tea Party rally in Boston

NECN - ‎2 hours ago‎
(NECN: Alison King) - Scott Brown and Sarah Palin are the stars of the Republican Party, but you won't be seeing them together anytime soon.

Dow Breaks Through 11000

Wall Street Journal - E.S. Browning - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Lifted by optimism about corporate profits, a recovering economy and the latest debt-relief plan for Greece, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 11000, something it hadn't achieved since the financial system began teetering ...

Euro Rally May Prove Fleeting as Europe's Economy Lags Behind

BusinessWeek - Paul Dobson - ‎41 minutes ago‎
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- The euro's rally after Greece was offered a rescue package worth as much as 45 billion euros ($61 billion) may prove fleeting as Europe's economy lags behind the US, according to currency strategists at firms from ...
Euro Gains but Rally Fizzles Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers Try to Unravel WaMu's Failure

Wall Street Journal - Dan Fitzpatrick, John D. Mckinnon - ‎38 minutes ago‎
More than 18 months after the largest bank failure in US history, federal regulators have disclosed few details about their handling of Washington Mutual Inc.'s collapse, including the decision to let JP Morgan ...

Microsoft Kin One: Slick Software, Unimpressive Hardware

Washington Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The lesser of the Microsoft's newest social networking phones, the Kin One (Verizon, pricing TBA) has a slick and intuitive user interface, but the hardware is mediocre and unattractive.

Palm Is Said to Be Seeking a Buyer

New York Times - Miguel Helft, Michael de la Merced - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Last year Palm, a pioneering maker of handheld devices that was lagging far behind its competitors in the phone market, bet its future on a slick new smartphone called the Pre.

The Google Android Tablet: Coming Soon?

PC World - Jr Raphael - ‎4 hours ago‎
Watch out, iPad: Google may be getting into the tablet game. In a move reminiscent of its recent step into mobile phone design, Google is reportedly working on its own custom Android-powered tablet.

Small Va. paper celebrates journalism's top prize

Washington Post - Steve Szkotak - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP RICHMOND, Va. -- With only seven reporters on the Bristol Herald Courier's staff, two bottles of cheap champagne were plenty to toast the newspaper's Pulitzer Prize for public service reporting on Monday.

Conan O'Brien's Fans Weigh In On TBS Move

MTV.com - Eric Ditzian, Rya Backer - ‎1 hour ago‎
In just under a year, Conan O'Brien has gone from the host of late-night TV's most venerated institution to a guy attempting to launch a new show on a basic-cable channel that only recently got into the ...

Kate Gosselin asks judge to dismiss Jon's primary custody filing

Reality TV World - Christopher Rocchio - ‎1 hour ago‎
After previously publicly labeling Jon Gosselin's request for primary custody of the former couple's eight children "pathetic," Kate Gosselin's lawyer is now trying to use the same agrument to get Jon Gosselin's ...

Mauer powers Twins to home opener win

MLB.com - Kelly Thesier - ‎43 minutes ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS -- The largest ovation during pregame introductions at the Target Field home opener on Monday was reserved for Twins catcher Joe Mauer.

No Assault Charges for Roethlisberger

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will not face charges stemming from an incident in which he was accused of sexually assaulting a 20-year-old college student in the bathroom of a bar in Milledgeville, Ga.

TV ratings rise for Masters but fall short of record

USA Today - ‎52 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Phil Mickelson's (FSY) Masters win, with Tiger Woods (FSY) lurking but never really in contention, drew much higher television ratings than last year but fell far short of the record set by Woods' first title at Augusta.

Spanking Linked to Kids' Later Aggression

WebMD - Denise Mann - ‎4 hours ago‎
April 12, 2010 -- Moms who spank their 3-year-olds may be increasing their children's risk of aggressive behavior, such as bullying, by the time they turn 5, a study shows.

Eating the Wrong Kind of Carbohydrates Increases Heart Disease Risk

U.S. News & World Report - Deborah Kotz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Our love affair with carbohydrates is hard to break: Time and again, we try to swear off pretzels, bread, and pasta—usually in an effort to lose weight—only to embrace them again after feeling deprived.

Anorexia, bulimia definitions hinder treatment, study says

CNN - Elizabeth Landau - ‎9 hours ago‎
As many as 10 million females and 1 million males in the United States suffer eating disorders. (CNN) -- The term "eating disorder" often suggests losing a dangerous amount of weight.

Adobe: “Go Screw Yourself Apple”

TechCrunch (blog) - Evelyn Rusli - ‎Apr 9, 2010‎
The claws are out. Adobe's Platform Evangelist, Lee Brimelow retaliated today with a post on his Flash Blog. Brimelow holds little back, lambasting the company for trying to exert a “tyrannical control over ...

Why I returned my iPad

WalletPop (blog) - ‎Apr 8, 2010‎
Last Saturday at nine in the morning UPS delivered my very first Apple; the new iPad. I had high, in retrospect, unrealistic, expectations.

'Blossom' Star Proves Child Stars Can Come Out on Top

PopEater - Brooke Tarnoff - ‎Apr 9, 2010‎
Former child stars are famous for their all-too-frequent troubles -- the untimely death of Corey Haim is perhaps the most dramatic example in recent memory, but brushes with drugs and the law have plagued ...

US acts as though it seeks regime change in Israel

Los Angeles Times - Aaron David Miller - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Obama administration's lack of a clear strategy to move Mideast peace talks forward raises the question of whether the US is interested in bringing about a new, more pliable Israeli government.

Women risk snapped ligaments for shoe fashion

CNN - ‎Apr 9, 2010‎
By Madison Park, CNN (CNN) -- Despite sprains, foot pains and blisters, towering footwear has legions of loyal female fans. Among them are pop stars who dance intricate choreography wearing colossal shoes.