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Sources: Secret Service personnel partied prior to summit

CBS News -
(CBS News) WASHINGTON - An unfolding investigation shows that 21 Americans representing the US Secret Service and four branches of the military went drinking last Wednesday night and brought prostitutes back to their hotel in Colombia.
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Buffett's choice of therapy surprises some experts

Reuters -
By Sharon Begley | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's decision to undergo radiation treatment for his stage 1 prostate cancer underlines how much a man's choice reflects personal values as much as medical evidence.

2nd House committee blasts GSA for parties, trips, bonuses paid for by taxpayers

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - The main figure in a General Services Administration spending scandal took trips to Hawaii, Napa Valley and the South Pacific islands, all after the agency's inspector general warned top officials about the excesses.

Santorum mail piece: Romney as GOP nominee 'frightens me'

Los Angeles Times -
By Seema Mehta A Rick Santorum fundraising mailer that hit Iowa households on Monday -- nearly one week after he dropped his presidential bid -- is raising eyebrows because it harshly attacks the presumptive GOP nominee, Mitt Romney.

NFL releases regular season schedule -
Get up to date on the latest pro days and all NFL Draft info. Watch videos. Peyton Manning's first game as Broncos quarterback will come in prime time as Denver hosts Pittsburgh on the opening Sunday of the NFL season.

Oracle RIM, Palm purchases were considered

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As an outsider, one of the coolest things about high-profile corporate lawsuits is that little details about the inner workings of the companies are revealed.
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Sanctions on Syria having desired effect, says Juppé

Irish Times -
PARIS - International sanctions aimed at the Syrian government have cut its financial reserves in half and pressure must be maintained on Damascus to stop its bloody crackdown on opponents despite a shaky five-day ceasefire, French foreign minister ...

Anders Behring Breivik calls massacre 'spectacular' as he insists he would do ...

The Australian -
< Prev of 2 Next > NORWEGIAN gunman Anders Behring Breivik insisted he would massacre 77 people all over again, calling his July rampage the most "spectacular" attack by a nationalist militant since World War II.

Palestinians boycott meeting with Netanyahu that would have been first in 20 ... -
By SHEERA FRENKEL JERUSALEM -- Palestinian leaders failed Tuesday to show up for what was to have been the first high-profile meeting between Israeli and Palestinian officials in more than 20 months, signaling how distant the two sides have become.

North Korea Says It Will Abandon Deal With US

New York Times -
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea said on Tuesday that it was abandoning an agreement in made in February with the United States, in which it promised to suspend uranium enrichment, nuclear tests and long-range missile tests.

Ted Nugent: Threat to Obama, or harmless loudmouth?

Christian Science Monitor -
Ted Nugent can expect a call from the Secret Service after saying at the NRA convention over the weekend that he'd be either 'dead or in jail' a year from now if Obama is reelected.

Why recall target Gov. Scott Walker is taking his message to Illinois

Christian Science Monitor -
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is facing a recall, but he still found time to visit Springfield, Ill., Tuesday to take on one of his favorite targets: Illinois' $8 billion budget deficit.

Shareholders reject Citi's pay proposals

Financial Times -
By Tom Braithwaite and Dan McCrum in New York Citigroup's shareholders delivered a serious rebuke to the bank's board on Tuesday, voting against a pay plan that promised tens of millions of dollars for Vikram Pandit, chief executive, and his fellow ...

Is It True That Only 85 Million Americans Pay Federal Tax? No.

Forbes -
Splashed across the Drudge front page right now is the headline: “DATA: ONLY 85 MILLION PAY FED TAXES.” This is the old trope about most Americans “not paying taxes.

US stocks jump after strong profits; Spain soothes

BusinessWeek -
By DANIEL WAGNER Stocks stormed higher Tuesday after promising signals about the profitability of US companies and a strong debt auction by Spain.

Instant View: Intel, IBM, Yahoo in earnings trifecta

Reuters -
(Reuters) - Intel forecast better than expected revenue and said the first Intel-chip-based smartphones will emerge this quarter, marking its response to a consumer shift toward tablets and other mobile gadgets.

Obama proposes steps to curb oil market manipulation

Los Angeles Times -
Facing heat for high gasoline prices, President Obama calls on Congress to provide more money for regulators and increase penalties for oil market manipulators.

The War on Women Takes a Turn for the Worse

Bloomberg -
About Margaret Carlson Margaret Carlson is a Bloomberg View columnist appearing on Wednesdays. A former White House correspondent for TIME, she was also TIME's first woman columnist.

Mitt and Ann Romney's 'dog on roof' responses tellingly tone deaf

The Star-Ledger - -
By Carly Rothman/The Star-Ledger Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) looks on as his wife Ann Romney speaks in this file photo.

Of e-book pricing, Justice Dept. charges, DRM, and Pottermore

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As the US Department of Justice takes on publishers over e-book prices, perhaps it's an opportunity for dropping digital rights management to save everyone?

Apple and Samsung chiefs ordered to meet

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San Jose Mercury News -
By Mike Swift As Silicon Valley's patent wars rage, a federal judge has ordered the CEOs of Apple (AAPL) and Samsung to a face-to-face mediation session to try to settle their differences over smartphone technology.

Apple slaps back at Greenpeace for dirty-cloud report

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Apple says Greenpeace is way off on energy estimates for Apple's latest data center, which it expects to be powered mostly by renewable sources.

Levon Helm in 'Final Stages' of Cancer Battle

Hollywood Reporter -
"Please send your prayers and love to him as he makes his way through this part of his journey," read a statement signed by Helm's daughter and wife posted on his official website.

ABC's The Bachelor, Bachelorette to Be Sued for Racial Discrimination

E! Online -
ABC's Bachelor and Bachelorette certainly have always featured colorful casts, but they haven't showcased very many people of color.

UPDATE 3-"Shock jock" Stern lawsuit vs Sirius XM thrown out

Chicago Tribune -
* Judge says Stern bound by language in contract * Stern, agent could have recovered $330 million more By Jonathan Stempel and Karen Freifeld April 17 (Reuters) - A judge has dismissed radio personality Howard Stern's $330 million lawsuit accusing ...

Guillen Returns to the Dugout After Suspension

New York Times -
MIAMI - Ozzie Guillen, Miami Marlins' loose-lipped manager, is not going to change his outspoken ways, but he said his recent comments about Fidel Castro have made him change what he will be outspoken about - hopefully for the better.

Kentucky's starting 5 of Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist, Teague, Jones and Lamb declare ...

Washington Post -
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky's starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together en route to the school's eighth national title.

For 747, transporting a shuttle is no heavy burden

By Larry Shaughnessy, CNN Pentagon Producer (CNN) -- It was a strange sight indeed -- one large aircraft carrying another large aircraft strapped on top.

Giant dinosaur eggs discovered in Chechnya -
Geologists in the Russian Republic of Chechnya claim eggs this big have never been found before but paleontologists are skeptical that the formations are dinosaur eggs.

SpaceX Given Green Light For First Launch to Space Station

Wired News -
By Jason Paur SpaceX and NASA are moving ahead with the scheduled April 30 launch date of the Dragon spacecraft and its historic docking with the International Space Station after the flight readiness review was approved at the Johnson Space Center in ...

chins are the new breasts: 'Chinplants' on the rise -
By Diane Mapes "Chinplants," ie, surgical procedures that enhance and define the chin line, increased 71 percent between 2010 and 2011, outdoing breast augmentation, liposuction and even Botox, which increased a mere five percent between 2010 and 2011, ...

New prostate cancer treatment may reduce side-effects

BBC News -
By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News A new technique to treat early prostate cancer may have far fewer side-effects than existing therapies, say experts.


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