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In Japan, a homecoming of desperation in the nuclear zone

Los Angeles Times - John M. Glionna - ‎1 hour ago‎
Residents of a town near the Fukushima nuclear plant venture back to their homes for the first time since they evacuated. They grab what belongings they can and dash off again, quite possibly never to return.
Times of India - CNN International - Globe and Mail - Wall Street Journal - Wikipedia: Fukushima I nuclear accidents

House GOP faces risky vote on Medicare, Medicaid

Los Angeles Times - James Oliphant, Kathleen Hennessey - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Rep. Ryan's Republican colleagues have praised his plan to overhaul Medicaid and Medicare in budget cutbacks - but they may not be willing to sacrifice their jobs to make a fiscal point.
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Police: Skull, remains found on Long Island are human

CNN International - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Police stand near a spot where remains were found Monday in Nassau County on New York's Long Island. New York (CNN) -- Remains found Monday on Long Island, New York, have been identified as being human, police said Tuesday.
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New Battles in Libya, France Urges NATO to Do More

ABC News - Sebastian Abbot - ‎26 minutes ago‎
AP By SEBASTIAN ABBOT AP AP In this image taken during an organized trip by the Libyan authorities a Libyan volunteer fighter... Moammar Gadhafi's forces fired rockets along the eastern front line and shelled the besieged city of Misrata on Tuesday as ...

Jury to Continue Deliberating in Bonds Perjury Case

New York Times - Juliet Macur - ‎33 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - The jury in Barry Bonds's perjury trial finished its third day of deliberations Tuesday, leaving the courthouse without giving any hints to which way it was leaning.

Asia Stocks Rise as Japan's Exporters Gain; Energy Stocks Drop

BusinessWeek - Anna Kitanaka - ‎40 minutes ago‎
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks rose as Japanese exporters gained, offsetting declines by commodity producers on lower oil and metal prices.

Cisco faces tough road after shutting down Flip

MarketWatch - Benjamin Pimentel - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Junking the Flip video camera business is viewed as a baby step for Cisco Systems Inc., which analysts say must now take even bigger, more painful, steps to get back on track.

Romney on Obama: 'The citizenship test has been passed'

Boston Globe - Matt Viser - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By Matt Viser, Globe Staff Mitt Romney tonight pushed back against those in his party who are questioning President Obama's citizenship, suggesting his fellow Republicans should put their energy into more substantive issues.

Bradley Cooper in talks to star in "Crow" remake

Reuters - Mario Anzuoni - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Cast member Bradley Cooper gestures at the premiere of ''Valentine's Day'' at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California February 8, 2010.

Crude Oil Falls a Third Day on IEA Growth Forecasts, Stockpiles

BusinessWeek - Margot Habiby, Ben Sharples - ‎41 minutes ago‎
By Ben Sharples April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Oil declined for a third day in New York after the International Energy Agency said that prices above $100 a barrel are starting to hurt the global economy, and as US stockpiles of crude increased.

Gamal with Mubarak in Sharm el-Sheikh hospital: report

Xinhua - ‎44 minutes ago‎
CAIRO, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Gamal Mubarak, the younger son of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak, was accompanying his father in a hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt's al-Ahram newspaper said on its website late Tuesday.

Devils win NHL Draft Lottery, move up to No. 4 - Brian Compton - ‎46 minutes ago‎
While the ping-pong balls didn't go their way Tuesday night, the Edmonton Oilers managed to hang on to the No. 1 selection at the 2011 Entry Draft after the New Jersey Devils won the NHL Draft Lottery.

Obama Calls Ivory Coast's Newly Installed President

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Photo: AP US President Barack Obama has called Ivory Coast's newly installed President Alassane Ouattara to congratulate him on taking power.

Scoring Less, Winning More

New York Times - Jeff Z. Klein - ‎1 hour ago‎
Alex Ovechkin has been a changed player this season, driven to do anything for a championship. By JEFF Z. KLEIN ARLINGTON, Va. - It seems an odd thing to ask whether Alex Ovechkin is mentally ready for the playoffs, but that question was put to ...

Budget deal ends standoff over Texas education funds - Maria Recio, Eva-Marie Ayala - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - After a standoff between Texas Democrats and Republicans that spanned nearly nine months, Congress has released $830 million in education funding for Texas as part of the federal budget deal negotiated last week.

Lindsay Lohan Working On Getting 'Gotti: Three Generations' Film Role

Access Hollywood - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ashlee and Pete! Jude and Sienna! They're all residents of Splitville, USA as of 2011! You may have thought these stars only went by different names in the movies, but not so!

Obama announces new effort to cut medical errors that cost thousands of lives ...

Los Angeles Times - Noam N. Levey - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Obama administration Tuesday announced a broad new initiative to reduce medical errors, partnering with private insurers, business leaders, hospitals and patient advocates to tackle a problem that kills thousands of Americans every year.

Diplomacy Breaks Down Amid Bieber Fever

New York Times - Isabel Kershner - ‎38 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM - The teenage pop idol Justin Bieber became embroiled in a diplomatic imbroglio on Tuesday when it emerged that plans for a meeting between the singer and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel had been called off, ...

Columnist: Bryan Stow had it coming - Rick Chandler - ‎1 hour ago‎
Via Hardball Talk comes disheartening news: A writer for the Observer-Reporter in Washington, Pa., John Steigerwald, has written a column blaming Giants fan Bryan Stow for his own beating at Dodger Stadium.

Belarusians struggle to explain metro station blast

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Belarusians are groping to find an explanation for the massive explosion that ripped through a metro station in Minsk, killing 12 people and injuring more than 200, earlier this week, reports David Stern.

Obamas return to Oprah, as TV chat show winds down

Reuters - Jill Serjeant, Dean Gooodman - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will appear together on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in May, as the TV chat show queen nears the end of her 25-year reign.

Whitman speaks at Bush Institute conference

San Jose Mercury News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
AP DALLAS—Meg Whitman, the Republican who lost the fall election for California governor to Democrat Jerry Brown, said at a conference in Texas on economic growth that she wishes Brown success with the state budget—even though she would have approached ...

Hamas' Powerful New Weapon Alters Strategic Calculations Along the Gaza Strip

Fox News - Leland Vittert, Dana Karni - ‎2 hours ago‎
April 7: A wounded Israeli is treated by medics at the site where an Israeli school bus was hit by a mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip near the border between southern Israel and Gaza Wednesday.


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