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Obama: Summit shows 'what is possible when nations come together'

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Obama said today that delegates to his Nuclear Security Summit took steps to a more peaceful world, but challenges remain in such places as Iran, Pakistan, North Korea and the Middle East.

McDonnell amendments cheer manufacturers, public workers

The Virginian-Pilot - Julian Walker - ‎39 minutes ago‎
On the same day the state heralded a bit of encouraging economic news, Gov. Bob McDonnell delighted groups representing Virginia manufacturers and local government employees by taking steps to preserve a corporate tax break and shield ...

Jury holds Boy Scouts negligent in sex-abuse case

CNN - Tom Watkins, Brian Todd - ‎29 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Jurors in Portland, Oregon, awarded a former Boy Scout $1.4 million after finding Tuesday that the organization was negligent in allowing a Scout leader who was a sex offender to have contact with him.

Obama: China joining UN talks on Iran sanctions

The Associated Press - Robert Burns - ‎39 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, wrapping up a 47-nation nuclear security summit, said Tuesday he is confident China will join other nations in pressing for tough new sanctions on Iran for continuing to defy the international community in seeking ...

Kyrgyzstan coup: Bakiyev inching closer to leaving the country

Christian Science Monitor - Dan Murphy - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, pushed from power in the Kyrgyzstan coup last week, is nearing a deal to allow him and his family to leave the country, cooling concerns of further violence in the Central Asian nation, according to media reports from the ...

First lady's body returns to Poland

BBC News - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The body of Poland's first lady, Maria Kaczynska, has been flown back to Warsaw to lie in state alongside that of her husband, President Lech Kaczynski.

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Yee says Palin contract was shredded

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bags containing shredded documents that students at California State University Stanislaus found evidence of documents related to an upcoming speaking engagement by Sarah Palin at the school.

Top GOP senator, White House clash on financial reform

Reuters - Kevin Drawbaugh, Caren Bohan - ‎36 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said "yes we can" on financial regulatory reform on Tuesday, while the top Republican in the US Senate said "no we won't.

Stern, Head of SEIU, Plans to Retire

New York Times - Steven Greenhouse - ‎3 hours ago‎
Andrew Stern, president of the politically powerful Service Employees International Union, will tell his union's executive committee, meeting in Washington this week, that he plans to retire, several top union officials said on ...

Twitter's Ad Plan Draws Cheers - And Jeers

Wall Street Journal - John Letzing - ‎2 hours ago‎
When Twitter Inc. raised its first round of funding in early 2007, shortly after being spun out of Obvious Corp., it let the world know in typical fashion--with a spare message of less than 140 characters posted on a co-founder's ...

Intel: High-End Chip Demand 'Particularly Strong'

Wall Street Journal - Jerry A. DiColo - ‎24 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Demand for high-performance computer chips has been "particularly strong" as corporate customers begin spending on technology again, Intel Corp.

WaMu Chief Killinger Didn't Trust Goldman Sachs, E-Mails Show

BusinessWeek - Christine Harper - ‎27 minutes ago‎
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Washington Mutual Inc.'s former Chief Executive Officer, Kerry Killinger, didn't trust Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to give the bank advice in 2007 as it slid toward collapse, according to e-mail released by ...

Spotlight on the MacBook Pro's Improved Graphics

PC World - James Galbraith - ‎1 hour ago‎
The new MacBook Pros unveiled Tuesday may look identical to Apple's previous batch of pro laptops, but there are a few notable under-the-hood upgrades.

First moonwalker blasts Obama's space plan

msnbc.com - Bill Ingalls - ‎1 hour ago‎
The first man to walk on the moon blasted President Barack Obama's decision to cancel NASA's back-to-the-moon program on Tuesday, saying that the move is “devastating” to America's space effort.
NASA: Next stop Mars? NetworkWorld.com

The 411 on Microsoft's Kin (FAQ)

CNET - Ina Fried - ‎2 hours ago‎
Microsoft's introduction of the Kin One and Kin Two on Monday answered a lot of questions about the company's long-running, secretive "Pink" effort.

Joss Whedon to direct 'The Avengers': Existence of God no longer in doubt

Entertainment Weekly - Darren Franich - ‎1 hour ago‎
Image Credit: Albert L. Ortega/PR Photos; Marvel EntertainmentFriends, Romans, Countrygeeks, lend me your ears! Deadline brings us news that Joss Whedon is thisclose to directing the upcoming Avengers adaptation, ...
Joss Whedon AVENGERS Bound We Are Movie Geeks

O'Brien, Unbound, Hits the Road

New York Times - Bill Carter - ‎35 minutes ago‎
EUGENE, Ore. - Conan O'Brien thrilled a sell-out crowd of frenzied fans here Monday night, putting on a two-hour, high-energy show that touched on his widely publicized and contentious departure from NBC, but at the same time reached ...

Kate Gosselin: My Kids Say I Look Beautiful on DWTS

People Magazine - ‎40 minutes ago‎
After performing her best routine yet on Dancing with the Stars - a tango that only earned her 32 points out of a possible 60 - Kate Gosselin and her partner Tony Dovolani spoke to PEOPLE about her biggest fans - her eight little ones back home in ...

Baylor's Ekpe Udoh declares for NBA Draft

Fort Worth Star Telegram - Dwain Price - ‎44 minutes ago‎
WACO - Ekpe Udoh has decided to leave Baylor a year early and enter the NBA Draft. The lanky 6-10, 240-pound junior forward from Edmond, Okla.

Ben Roethlisberger: 'Very productive meeting' with Roger Goodell

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger wrapped up his meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday afternoon. The newly-shorn Roethlisberger told reporters it was a "very productive meeting.

Yankees' Core Players Come Through in Home Opener

New York Times - Ben Shpigel - ‎2 hours ago‎
The old shrine across 161st Street may be gutted and razed, but Yankee Stadium has hardly changed since its tenants, drenched in Champagne, left it more than five months ago.
Matsui returns for ring _ a fake & a real one Atlanta Journal Constitution

Spanked kids more likely become more aggressive, whose fault?

Food Consumer - David Liu - ‎2 hours ago‎
A study in the May 2010 issue of the journal Pediatrics suggests that spanking may increase risk of high aggressiveness in children.

Popular anticonvulsant drugs raise suicide risks

Reuters - Julie Steenhuysen, Maggie Fox - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Widely used anticonvulsant drugs, including Pfizer's Neurontin and Novartis' Trileptal, may increase the risk of suicide, attempted suicide and violent death in patients taking them for the first time, US researchers said on Tuesday ...

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Very Rare After H1N1 Vaccine

BusinessWeek - Jenifer Goodwin - ‎51 minutes ago‎
TUESDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of a rare neurodegenerative disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome, among those who received the H1N1 vaccine last year were no higher than among the general population, new research shows.

Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 10, 2010‎
It's the most important molecule you need to stay healthy and prevent disease -- yet you've probably never heard of it. It's the secret to prevent aging, cancer, heart disease, dementia and more, and necessary to treat everything from autism to ...

Please do not change your password

Boston Globe - Mark Pothier - ‎Apr 10, 2010‎
You were right: It's a waste of your time. A study says much computer security advice is not worth following. By Mark Pothier To continue reading this story, enter your password now.

Super-High Alcohol Beer Heads to the US

TIME - Sean Gregory - ‎Apr 10, 2010‎
Brew Dog's James Watt and Martin Dickie with the world's strongest beer, 'Sink the Bismarck'. Thanks to a war between European brewing companies, it's never been easier to catch a healthy beer buzz.

Mangia, Mangia!

New York Times - Matt Gross - ‎Apr 9, 2010‎
In Abbateggio, Abruzzo, Nicoletta De Thomasis, left, and her family and friends have outsiders in to try regional specialties through the Home Food program.

Florida girl rescued from swampy forest four days after disappearance

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Rescuers carried an 11-year-old girl out of dense, swampy forest in Florida on Tuesday, four days after she disappeared.