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US agents seize suspected Nazi guard

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A US appeals court halted the deportation of accused Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk on Tuesday and he was freed from custody just hours after immigration agents carried him out of his Ohio home to send him to ...

First Family Introduces Bo the Dog to the World

Washington Post - ‎34 minutes ago‎
After promising his daughters a dog during the presidential campaign, President Obama has finally allowed a furry addition to join the first family.

Castro says Obama steps positive

Reuters - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Jeff Franks HAVANA (Reuters) - Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Tuesday praised the Obama administration for lifting US restrictions on family travel to Cuba, but said more changes were needed in US policy towards the island.
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Thai Protesters Disperse Under Military Pressure, Leaders in Custody

Voice of America - ‎12 hours ago‎
By Daniel Schearf Thai protesters are dispersing after the military surrounded their main demonstration camp and four protest leaders turned themselves in to police.

Rescued Captain and Crew Returning Home on Wednesday

New York Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By SHARON OTTERMAN Capt. Richard Phillips, the American cargo ship captain rescued by the American Navy from Somali pirates, will return to the United States on Wednesday with his crew after reuniting with them in the Kenyan port of Mombasa, ...

Pakistani Sharia Accord With Taliban Hurts Democracy, US Says

Bloomberg - ‎55 minutes ago‎
By Ed Johnson April 15 (Bloomberg) -- Pakistan’s peace accord with Taliban militants that puts a former tourism destination under Islamic law undermines democracy and human rights, the US said.

Ex-Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich pleads not guilty

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO (AP) - Ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich pleaded not guilty to racketeering and fraud charges Tuesday, defiantly embarking on a long journey to clear his name but facing serious money problems and without a team of lawyers in place.

Right-wing extremism may be on rise, report says

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Right-wing extremist groups may be using the recession and the election of the nation's first African-American president to recruit members, a Department of Homeland Security report contends.

Many illegal immigrants heading home

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The recession and an increase in workplace raids have forced some unauthorized workers to return to their homelands. After years of rapid growth, illegal immigration is slowing down in California.

Intel: Consumer Spending Stronger Than Businesses'

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Jerry A. DiColo Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Intel Corp. (INTC) Chief Executive Paul Otellini said Tuesday consumer spending on technology products is holding up better than spending by businesses, amid signs that the overall PC ...

EBay Plans IPO for Skype Web-Calling Business in 2010

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Joseph Galante April 14 (Bloomberg) -- EBay Inc., the most-visited US e-commerce site, is planning an initial public offering for its Skype Internet-calling unit, which the company bought in 2005 for $2.6 billion.

Government Program Lends a Hand to Banks, Quietly

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By LOUISE STORY Eager to escape the long arm of government, Goldman Sachs is preparing to return $10 billion in taxpayer funds as fast as the ink can dry on the check.

Guest Post: Why Amazon Didn't Just Have a Glitch

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
This a Guest Post by Mary Hodder, founder of Dabble.com, a social video search site and blogger for Napsterization. Hodder is a veteran Silicon Valley technologist and was most recently VP of Products at Apisiphere, a geolocation mobile company ...

Microsoft Patches Fix 21 Bugs

PC Magazine - ‎5 hours ago‎
by Larry Seltzer Eight Microsoft updates today fix 21 reported vulnerabilities, many of them serious. The updates are available through Windows Update and Automatic Updates.

It's Office 2010: First technical previews due in Q3

BetaNews - ‎59 minutes ago‎
As of Tuesday night, we can stop calling it "Office 14," and we now have an official timeline for Microsoft's next applications suite.

Simon slams Lil Rounds on ‘Idol's’ movie night

msnbc.com - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By Craig Berman “American Idol” took on the big screen on Tuesday, under the watchful gaze of Quentin Tarantino. Because nothing says “musical genius” like the director of “Pulp Fiction” and the “Kill Bill” movies.

'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: A Rumba in the Jungle

Entertainment Weekly - ‎14 hours ago‎
By Annie Barrett Last night's Dancing With the Stars halftime show featured plenty of bizarre stunts. Namely: Frantic rumbas with liberty and whiplash for all.

Jackson property sale cancelled

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Rajesh Mirchandani A planned auction of more than 1000 items from the former home of pop star Michael Jackson has been cancelled.

On the Mark: It was time for Oscar to go

FOXSports.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
by Mark Kriegel Mark Kriegel is the national columnist for FOXSports.com. He is the author of two New York Times best sellers, Namath: A Biography and Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich, which Sports Illustrated called "the best sports biography of the ...

No-no bid spoiled, but Burnett gets win

MLB.com - ‎34 minutes ago‎
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com ST. PETERSBURG -- AJ Burnett guided his bid for a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Mark Teixeira drove home the go-ahead run in his return to the lineup as the Yankees defeated the Rays, 7-2, on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Mariners win thriller in Griffey's Seattle return

MLB.com - ‎41 minutes ago‎
By Jim Street / MLB.com SEATTLE -- Mariners center fielder Franklin Gutierrez started the 10th inning with a double and scored the winning run when Angels reliever Scot Shields uncorked a wild throw to first base after fielding a sacrifice bunt, ...
Angels lose on error in 10th Los Angeles Times

Prostate Cancer Vaccine Meets Goal

WebMD - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Miranda Hitti April 14, 2009 -- Provenge, an experimental treatment vaccine for advanced prostate cancer, met researchers' goal in a key trial needed for FDA approval.

Transplants help Type 1 diabetics skip insulin

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
CHICAGO, April 14 (Reuters) - People with type 1 diabetes who got stem cell transplants were able to go as long as four years without needing insulin treatments, US researchers said on Tuesday.

Type 2 diabetics more susceptible to dementia

USA Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Mary Brophy Marcus, USA TODAY People with diabetes who have low-blood sugar episodes serious enough to land them in the hospital have a higher risk of being diagnosed with dementia later in life, new research suggests.

CNN Student News Transcript: April 15, 2009

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
North Korea Quits Talks - Examine North Korea's claim that it will end talks about its nuclear program. Protesters Surrender - Discover why protesters have suspended their demonstrations in Thailand.

Tracy woman charged with murder, rape in Sandra Cantu case

San Jose Mercury News - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Mike Martinez Melissa Huckaby, 28, is shown in a Stockton courtroom during her arraignment, Tuesday, April 14, 2009. Huckaby was charged with murdering her daughter's friend, 8-year-old Sandra Cantu.

Passenger landed plane with 'focused fear'

CNN - ‎8 hours ago‎
"I said, 'Joe! Joe!' and that's when his head rolled over to the side," Doug White says (CNN) -- A man who landed a plane with the assistance of air traffic controllers after the pilot fell unconscious and died said Monday he was "still in a daze of ...