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Washington Post - 7 hours ago
By R. Jeffrey Smith The four Justice Department memos to the CIA's top lawyer that were released last week reflect an effort by Bush administration appointees to create finely tuned justifications for harsh interrogation techniques, all under a blanket ...
Torture Versus War New York Times
CIA torture exemption 'illegal' BBC News
Reuters - 24 minutes ago
By Rhee So-eui SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday accepted a rare North Korean proposal for talks over a joint factory park north of their heavily armed border as global powers try to prevent Pyongyang from restarting its nuclear arms plant.
BBC News - 1 hour ago
Three people have died in a suspected US missile strike in north-western Pakistan, say local security officials. The attack targeted Taleban militants in the South Waziristan tribal region, close to the Afghan border, they said.
Suspected US missiles kill 3 in NW Pakistan The Associated Press
US drone hits militant camp in Pakistan Reuters UK
New York Times - 16 hours ago
By ANTHONY DePALMA SINCE Fidel Castro gave up power last year, the long standoff between Cuba and the United States has taken on the measured rhythms of a minuet, delicate steps from Havana met with restrained advances from Washington, each side hiding ...
At summit, Obama gets friendly with Chavez The Associated Press
Xinhua - 26 minutes ago
"Instead of asking me to stop the ongoing humanitarian operation, the international organizations should put pressure on LTTE," Rajapakse was quoted as saying.
Aljazeera.net - 8 hours ago
The US has said it is "deeply disappointed" by Iran's conviction of Roxana Saberi, a US journalist, on charges of spying.
Iran convicts US journalist of spying; she gets 8 years Philadelphia Inquirer
CNN - 11 hours ago
(CNN) -- A Maryland man believed to have shot and stabbed his wife and three young children to death before killing himself with a shotgun was having money problems and left a note saying he suffered from "psychological issues," authorities said.
Maryland accountant kills wife, 3 children, himself Fort Worth Star Telegram
Los Angeles Times - 8 hours ago
In his weekly address, the president vows to eliminate 'dozens of government programs' and says he'll ask Cabinet secretaries to slash department budgets as part of an efficiency campaign.
Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
By Vivien Lou Chen and Timothy R. Homan April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Two of the Federal Reserve's top policy makers defended the Fed's emergency lending, saying the programs won't cause an inflationary surge or create “significant” risk for taxpayers.
Kohn: Fed Actions 'Necessary, Safe And Effective' Wall Street Journal
It May Be Time for the Fed to Go Negative New York Times
Bloomberg - Apr 16, 2009
By Hui-yong Yu, Daniel Taub and Brian Louis April 17 (Bloomberg) -- When General Growth Properties Inc. bought Rouse Co. for $11.3 billion in 2004, then-Chief Executive Officer John Bucksbaum said the deal amounted to “five years worth of acquisitions ...
Bon-Ton will continue to work with bankrupt mall owner Bizjournals.com
Bankruptcy Unlikely to Shut the South Street Seaport New York Times
Reuters - Apr 17, 2009
By Elinor Comlay and Dan Wilchins NEW YORK (Reuters) - A popular trade involving Citigroup shares could yield fat profits after the bank said on Friday it is not changing terms of a preferred share exchange, but new investors could struggle to get a ...
Stocks extend advance CNNMoney.com
Afterdawn.com - 3 hours ago
PC World - 14 hours ago
TopNews United States - 43 minutes ago
The proposed “consumption-based billing” plan by Time Warner Cable Inc has been put on hold after widespread criticism from users as well as some unidentified politicians.
Time Warner rethinking online pricing plan United Press International
Group protests outside Time Warner Cable Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Philadelphia Inquirer - 1 hour ago
New York Daily News - 5 hours ago
New York Times - Apr 17, 2009
By SARAH LYALL LONDON - She has been watched by more than 20.2 million people (and counting) on YouTube, Twittered about by Demi and Ashton, praised by Patti LuPone, admired by the bloggerati, snapped by the paparazzi, swarmed by camera crews, ...
How Susan Boyle won over the world BBC News
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
Canadien Maxim Lapierre is a bit down as Zdeno Chara, Michael Ryder, and Dennis Wideman celebrate the Bruins' fourth goal. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff) By Fluto Shinzawa At 10:03 of the third period, plunked by the left fist of Patrice Bergeron to the side ...
Matt Hunwick has spleen surgery Boston Herald
Detroit Free Press - 37 minutes ago
Yes, former Piston Joe Smith trailed only LeBron James in scoring Saturday for the Cavaliers in their Game 1 victory over the Pistons.
AP Photo/Mark Duncan ESPN
Philadelphia Inquirer - 1 hour ago
By Jim Salisbury The sky over Citizens Bank Park was as blue as Harry Kalas' eyes. The sun shone like his indelible smile. And the temperature was warm, like the man himself.
Levine: In booth or out, Kalas got the job done right The News Journal
Forbes - Apr 17, 2009
Both drugmakers are pooling resources in a bid to boost financial returns from tackling HIV/AIDS. British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is teaming up with American rival Pfizer to secure a fifth of the market for treatments against the HIV virus, ...
Glaxo and Pfizer create new HIV drug company The Associated Press
Glaxo and Pfizer Create New HIV Drug Company Health Jackal
U.S. News & World Report - Apr 17, 2009
New York-based EB Brands has recalled about 3 million fitness balls because they may suddenly burst while being used after overinflation, and that can cause people using a ball to fall and injure themselves, the Associated Press reports.
Ventura County Star - 48 minutes ago
By Mark Storer At left, Nick Pierce gets his hearing tested by Dan Lyon, visible in window, at the Ventura Y. The Camarillo and Ventura Family ymcas held Healthy Kids Day fairs Saturday as part of the ymca's national push to create healthier ...
YMCA helps kids get healthy News-Herald.com
Healthy Kids Day events draw hundreds Arizona Daily Star
Houston Chronicle - 3 hours ago
Massive storms swept across Southeast Texas on Saturday, claiming the lives of five Houston children who drowned in a Lincoln Town Car that plunged into high water.
5 Children Are Presumed Dead in Houston Flash Flood New York Times
Nation Digest Washington Post
Newsday - 4 hours ago
AP With news that Capt. Richard Phillips had been rescued unharmed after being held for five days by Somali pirates, a lawn sign in the captain's hometown of Underhill, Vt.
AllAfrica.com - Apr 17, 2009
Amid fears that Polokwane and the split in the ANC, and the uncertainty that these have generated, will unravel South Africa's national potential for a rosier future, Adam Habib writes that 'Economic development, service delivery, ...
South Africa's ANC Anticipates Comfortable Election Victory Voice of America