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Obama's Debt Plan Sets Stage for Long Battle Over Spending

New York Times - Mark Landler, Michael D. Shear - ‎28 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama made the case Wednesday for slowing the rapid growth of the national debt while retaining core Democratic values, proposing a mix of long-term spending cuts, tax increases and changes to ...
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Nato airstrikes hit Gaddafi targets

The Press Association - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Nato has launched new airstrikes on targets held by Moammar Gaddafi as rebel leaders urged a stronger air campaign that will allow them to advance on Gaddafi's territory. - Times of India - Xinhua - BBC News

Barry Bonds Found Guilty in Federal Steroids-Probe Trial

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎21 minutes ago‎
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Baseball player Barry Bonds, whose home run record has been under a cloud, was found guilty of obstructing justice by a federal jury that couldn't reach a unanimous decision on whether he lied about taking steroids.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones is treated for bipolar II disorder. What is it?

Los Angeles Times - Eryn Brown - ‎1 hour ago‎
A representative for Catherine Zeta-Jones confirmed Wednesday that the actress recently underwent inpatient treatment for bipolar II disorder at a Connecticut mental health facility.

Kobe Apologizes to Gay Rights Group - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kobe Bryant just got off the phone with the president of a gay rights organization -- and apologized for using a gay slur last night ... TMZ has learned. Bryant spoke with Human Rights Campaign honcho Joe Solmonese -- who tells TMZ, "I applaud Kobe ...

Vitamin supplements are on the rise as most adults take them now

Los Angeles Times - Marissa Cevallos - ‎4 hours ago‎
More than half of Americans take at least one dietary supplement, according to a new government study - and the numbers are steadily growing.

JPMorgan Credit Swaps Show Bank's Record Profits Fail to Impress

Bloomberg - Mary Childs - ‎3 hours ago‎
Record earnings from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) failed to improve its creditworthiness in the eyes of swaps traders, as reduced provisions for bad mortgages accounted for almost half of its profit.

Johan Franzen breaks loose as Red Wings beat Coyotes

USA Today - Kevin Allen - ‎46 minutes ago‎
DETROIT - While every NHL coach has been saying that the playoffs are the time when Thoroughbreds need to be the stars of the show, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has been saying it was time for his Mule to carry the ...

Demand for tablets hits PC shipments

Financial Times - April Dembosky - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Worldwide shipments of personal computers declined in the first quarter of 2011, contrary to expectations of modest growth, due to competition from tablets, disruptions in Japan, and increased fuel and commodity ...

Senate probe alleges Goldman mortgage deception

MarketWatch - Ronald D. Orol - ‎36 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - A Senate subcommittee has accused Goldman Sachs of selling poor quality mortgage securities it bet against and is pushing the Justice Department to investigate Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein's ...

Seven stillborn babies per 1000 births in National Capital

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: Bihar did not record a single stillbirth in 2008 - death of an unborn child in mother's womb during the last trimester of pregnancy (after 28 weeks' gestation).

Jennifer Lopez's "I'm Into You" Music Video Shoot

The Gossip Girls - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Offering a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes action from her latest project, Jennifer Lopez recently shot a music video for her new song "I'm Into You" in Chichen-Itza, Mexico.

Brain shrinks a decade before Alzheimer's appears

Reuters - Julie Steenhuysen, Philip Barbara - ‎4 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Brain scans of healthy people showed signs that the brain was shrinking in Alzheimer's-affected areas nearly a decade before the disease was diagnosed, US researchers said on Wednesday.

Mother, 3 children drown after she drives van into river

Bellingham Herald - Tina Susman - ‎36 minutes ago‎
NEWBURGH, NY LaShanda Armstrong faced mounting struggles long before she herded her four children into her car and barreled through the streets of Newburgh into the fast-moving Hudson River.

Fleury, Penguins blank Lightning for 1-0 lead

ESPN - ‎44 minutes ago‎
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Angry Birds For Windows Phone 7 Launching May 25th

SlashGear - Rue Liu - ‎22 minutes ago‎
We had just mentioned that Rovio is working on a project to allow the Angry Birds game to sync across all platforms, and now we can definitively add to that the Windows Phone 7 platform.

Johnson flirts with no-no as Marlins spoil Chipper's milestone

USA Today - John Bazemore - ‎19 minutes ago‎
ATLANTA (AP) - Josh Johnson (FSY) took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before rookie Freddie Freeman (FSY) doubled with one out, and the Florida Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 Wednesday night.

Harry Potter 8 Dropped from Theaters?

The Business Insider - ‎33 minutes ago‎
NATO (the National Association of Theater Owners), which represents huge regional chains such as Regal Entertainment and AMC, is threatening to drop some of this summer's biggest blockbusters in response to the recently announced Video-On-Demand plan ...

Justice Department moves to disable malicious software

Los Angeles Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The Coreflood 'botnet,' which collects passwords and financial information that is used by criminals, infected more than 2 million computers.

Celtics and Knicks rest for 1st round of playoffs

San Jose Mercury News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer From left to right, Boston Celtics starters Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen watch from the bench against the New York Knicks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

Sony to distribute next two James Bond films

Reuters - Dean Goodman, Jill Serjeant - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The next two films in MGM's stalled James Bond franchise will be co-financed and distributed by Sony Pictures, the studios said on Wednesday.

Cuomo gets wage freeze in 1st NY labor contract

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP ALBANY, NY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday settled the first major labor contract of the year with rare concessions including a pay freeze, elimination of automatic "step" increases and more payments by employees for their health care over the next ...
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