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The Associated Press - 29 minutes ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president said Sunday that an American journalist convicted of spying for the US should be allowed to offer a full defense during her appeal, a day after she was sentenced to eight years in prison.
New York Times - 53 minutes ago
By JOSHUA BRUSTEIN Gen. Michael V. Hayden, who served as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency during the last two years of George W. Bush's presidency, said Sunday that the Obama administration's recent release of memos detailing harsh ...
Official: Obama doesn't want interrogation charges The Associated Press
Justice Dept. Memos' Careful Legalese Obscured Harsh Reality Washington Post
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Karin Brulliard JOHANNESBURG, April 19 -- Pollsters and analysts predict a clean sweep for the ruling African National Congress when this nation goes to the polls on Wednesday.
Mandela appears at ANC rally before SAfrica vote The Associated Press
Idol Mandela causes stir BBC News
CNN International - 3 hours ago
New York Times - Apr 18, 2009
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 ...
Obama drives Chavez out of limelight The Associated Press
Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours ago
By Simon Montlake | Correspondent 04.19.09 BANGKOK, THAILAND - The charred buses and metal barricades are gone. Armed soldiers still patrol the capital, but discretely.
Thailand extends state of emergency in capital The Associated Press
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Matt Zapotosky and Michelle Boorstein MIDDLETOWN -- Francie Billotti-Wood should have been in church today, volunteering in the nursery at the Holy Family Catholic Community parish, her priest said.
Family Of Five Dead In Murder Suicide MyFox Washington DC
Reuters - 50 minutes ago
By Alister Bull WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the US economy remained under strain and his top economic adviser tempered hopes for a speedy recovery that have driven the stock market to successive gains.
White House: Obama to address credit card abuses The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By N. GREGORY MANKIW WITH unemployment rising and the financial system in shambles, it's hard not to feel negative about the economy right now.
Kohn: Fed Actions 'Necessary, Safe And Effective' Wall Street Journal
CNNMoney.com - Apr 17, 2009
Better-than-expected results from GE, Citi and Google help Wall Street gain on session. Stocks stretch run to 6 weeks. By Alexandra Twin, cnnmoney.
Citigroup's 1Q Profit No Reason To Exhale Wall Street Journal
MarketWatch - Apr 17, 2009
By John Letzing & Dan Gallagher, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Google Inc. rose slightly Friday as the company's better-than-expected first-quarter earnings report was tempered by concern about the impact of a lingering recession ...
Google profit beats expectations Washington Post
CNET News - Apr 17, 2009
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent SHANGHAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Porsche (PSHG_p.DE) took the wraps off its much-awaited Panamera grand tourer in Shanghai on Sunday, saying it wanted new customers in the luxury performance-car segment to ...
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By John Tierney J. Mickucki After millions of years hidden in dark pools beneath the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica, some microbes journey to the outside world - or at least to the inside of the coolers on the sled of Jill Mikucki, ...
Bacteria found thriving beneath Antarctic glacier The Associated Press
People Magazine - 1 hour ago
By Stephen M. Silverman Nice guys finish first: Zac Efron proved he's a potent marquee name, as his new movie 17 Again grabbed the gold among new releases this weekend, with an estimated North American gross of $24.1 million, its very pleased studio, ...
Box Office Report: '17 Again' handily wins the weekend Entertainment Weekly
New York Daily News - 16 hours ago
USA Today - 2 hours ago
By Dan Steinberg, AP By Kelley L. Carter, USA TODAY LOS ANGELES - Kathy Griffin sashayed down the black carpet Saturday evening, waving at her loyal subjects who snapped cellphone pictures and hollered as she posed dramatically.
Kathy Griffin and 'The L Word' win big at GLAAD Awards Los Angeles Times
GLAAD Media Awards People Magazine
MLB.com - 24 minutes ago
By Alden Gonzalez / MLB.com A day after taking a foul ball to the face, umpire Ed Hickox was pronounced likely out for a week due to a concussion, according to The Associated Press.
Is Yankee Stadium the new "Launching Pad"? Sports Network
The state at 1:10 pm The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
MLB.com - 2 hours ago
By Ian Browne / MLB.com BOSTON -- Red Sox ace Josh Beckett had his six-game suspension reduced by a game, and he will make his start on Saturday at Fenway against the Yankees.
Beckett gets five games, disagrees Boston Globe
Beckett suspension reduced to five games Seattle Post Intelligencer
PGA Tour - 2 hours ago
Brian Gay has his sights set on a second career PGA TOUR title this week at the Verizon Heritage. PGATOUR.COM's The Live Report is on the scene at the Verizon Heritage and we'll provide updates all day long for each round, so check back often.
Brian Gay lead Verizon Heritage USA Today
Chicago Tribune - 3 hours ago
AP CRESTWOOD, Ill. - Officials in a south Chicago suburb knowingly drew drinking water from a contaminated well for more than two decades, even after warnings by state environmental officials, according to a published report.
Crestwood accused of serving toxic water Southtown Star
Report: Suburban drinking water possibly tainted ABC7Chicago.com
New York Daily News - 10 hours ago
WRCB-TV - 3 hours ago
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Seven YMCAs in the Chattanooga area are holding the largest health day for children and families Saturday. Healthy Kids Day features activities for children and families to promote wellness and healthy living.
YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day Towanda Daily Review
‘Healthy Kids Day' stresses activity, nutrition Richmond Register
Newsday - 15 hours ago
Christian Science Monitor - 1 hour ago
By Donald Kirk | Correspondent 04.19.09 SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - First, North Korea warned of war. Now North and South Korea are planning their first talks in more than a year.
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS BAGHDAD - Iraq's parliament chose a new speaker on Sunday after months of political infighting that stalled several major pieces of legislation.
Iraqi military investigates gangland-style heists The Associated Press