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Chaos persists as Europe flights resume

BBC News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Hopes that UK flights would soon return to normal have been undermined by a second volcanic ash cloud in Iceland. Chances to operate planes at many UK airports have been short-lived, and only a few flights have taken place.

Some Paulson clients mull withdrawing money: report

Reuters - ‎47 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some of John Paulson's clients are indicating they may withdraw money from the billionaire's hedge fund firm, after it was involved in a transaction that led the US government to file a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.
Unbundling the Bets New York Times

SPOILER: Did Kate Gosselin Get Bounced from Dancing?

People Magazine - ‎32 minutes ago‎
After a night of performances - from the tango to the fox trot - to songs from movies like Risky Business, Pulp Fiction and The Breakfast Club, another star contestant and their pro partner were sent home Tuesday night on Dancing with the Stars.

Lukashenko: Ousted Kyrgyz Leader in Belarus

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kyrgyzstan's ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has taken refuge in Belarus, as Kyrgyz interim leaders are struggling to restore order following a violent uprising.

Scientists find it difficult to predict volcano behavior

Washington Post - Joel Achenbach - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The Eyjafjallajokull volcano in southern Iceland has erupted twice in less than a month, raising concerns that it could trigger a larger and more dangerous eruption at a volatile volcano nearby.
Iceland volcano calming down Los Angeles Times

Sudan: White House Faults Election

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By REUTERS The White House on Tuesday charged that Sudan's recent election, the first multiparty vote in more than 20 years, was plagued by ”serious irregularities” and said the United States was committed to helping ensure that a 2011 referendum on ...

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Supreme Court animal cruelty ruling: All sides find positives

Christian Science Monitor - Warren Richey - ‎2 hours ago‎
Free-speech advocates say the Supreme Court protected the First Amendment. Animal-rights advocates say it showed how Congress could pass a new anti-animal cruelty law.

Republicans soften on Wall Street reform bill

Los Angeles Times - Janet Hook, Jim Puzzanghera - ‎1 hour ago‎
Senate Republicans back off their hard line against Democratic efforts to rein in Wall Street, making it clear that they want to change the financial overhaul bill, not kill it.

Crist Weighs Cost of GOP Break

Wall Street Journal - Peter Wallsten - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, preparing for an exodus of staff and supporters, is talking with advisers about how to rebuild his campaign team and retain at least some GOP officials' backing if he were to run for US Senate as an ...

Apple Says Profit Rises 90 Percent on IPhone Sales

BusinessWeek - Connie Guglielmo - ‎3 hours ago‎
April 20 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. reported net income and sales that soared past analysts' estimates as Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs promised to release “more extraordinary products” this year.

IMF proposes tax on financial industry as economic safeguard

Washington Post - Howard Schneider - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The International Monetary Fund has proposed a set of broad taxes on the financial industry to guard against future crises, and the levies that would target "excess" profits and compensation as well as raise hundreds of billions of ...

Yahoo profit beats the street, but sales miss

CNNMoney - Blake Ellis - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Shares of Yahoo fell after the bell Tuesday when the world's second-largest search engine said its first-quarter profit beat Wall Street's expectations, ...

What would you have done with lost iPhone 4G?

CNET - David Carnoy - ‎2 hours ago‎
You know the story by now. Some Apple guy leaves his iPhone prototype in a bar. Some guy finds it. A few weeks go by. He then leaks photos of the thing to both Engadget and Gizmodo.

Google releases data on governments' demands for user data, site censorship

Washington Post - Cecilia Kang - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Advertisers aren't the only ones hungry for data on online users. So are US and foreign governments, according to Internet giant Google.

Apple's iPad 3G arrives April 30

Computerworld - Gregg Keizer - ‎8 hours ago‎
Computerworld - Apple today said that the more expensive iPad models that connect to the Internet using AT&T's wireless network will go on sale April 30, barely meeting the company's self-imposed deadline to ship the tablet by the end ...

'American Idol' Top 7 tackle 'Inspirational Songs': How did they fare?

Entertainment Weekly - Michael Slezak - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Bullet dodged: The producers of American Idol may have genuinely believed that Enigma's “Return to Innocence” was an excellent choice for tonight's “inspirational songs” theme - they did, after all, put it on their list of 77 ...

'Avatar' Brings the Hype to Retailers

Home Media Magazine - John Latchem - ‎45 minutes ago‎
While the Thursday, April 22, release of Avatar dominates the week, promotions connected to the movie are kind of muted. Wal-Mart, which offers Avatar at midnight, offered a 3D sticker to the first 50 buyers at ...

Another Deal on Jackson, With Cirque

New York Times - Ben Sisario - ‎3 hours ago‎
The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas and much more. Join the discussion. Confirming rumors that have been circulating in the entertainment industry for months, the Jackson estate ...

Volquez case highlights inconsistencies in MLB's punishments

SI.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP 1) Drugs are bad and users should be punished -- unless you're hurt, in which case you've already suffered enough. 2) Teams don't have accountability for their banned players.

Red Wings beat Coyotes 3-0 in Game 4, even series

The Associated Press - Larry Lage - ‎25 minutes ago‎
DETROIT - Jimmy Howard had a 29-save shutout and Henrik Zetterberg scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-0 series-evening victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Rangers-Red Sox in-game updates

Boston Globe - Peter Abraham - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Wakefield has retired five straight and is hanging in there to some degree. Meanwhile, the Sox have knocked Lewis out of the game.

FDA calls for salt cutbacks

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Food and Drug Administration, saying Americans consume too much sodium, will seek voluntary reductions by the food industry. An Institute of Medicine report calls for more expeditious action.

Dual studies vilify sugar and salt in US diet

Reuters - Julie Steenhuysen, Chris Wilson - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sugar and salt are damaging the health of Americans by raising blood pressure and cholesterol -- and regulation may be the only way to help, researchers agree.

Pot smokers out in nation, proud for high holiday

The Associated Press - Lisa Leff - ‎35 minutes ago‎
OAKLAND, Calif. - Stoked by advancing legalization efforts, pot smokers across the country lit up in public parks, outside statehouses and in the posh confines of a Hummer parked outside a pot gardening superstore to observe the movement's annual high ...

Microsoft's Skinput turns hands, arms into buttons

CNN - John D. Sutter - ‎Apr 19, 2010‎
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- In Chris Harrison's ideal world, mobile phones would be the size of matchbooks. They'd have full-size keyboards.

An Homage to Hummer

Wall Street Journal - Penn Jillette - ‎Apr 16, 2010‎
There's a feeling one gets when one sits behind the wheel of a really big stupid military-lite American Hummer. You have that feeling of being strong and safe, high on your pleather throne, above the fray, above the danger, ...

Plastic Surgeons Weigh In on Demi Moore's Pretty

FOXNews - ‎Apr 16, 2010‎
The self-confessed “puma” knows how to keep us guessing when it comes to her youthful appearance. Demi Moore looks pretty spectacular for a 47-year-old, and her rumored engagements with knives and needles have been a hot topic of speculation for ...

Bill Clinton Links Talk Radio, Tea Parties to Non-Existent Terrorism

RushLimbaugh.com (subscription) - ‎Apr 16, 2010‎
RUSH: Bill Clinton. By the way, these statements were this morning at the big left-wing think tank, The Center for American Progress.

Personal texting on a work phone? Beware your boss

CNN - Stephanie Chen - ‎12 hours ago‎
Those personal or private messages sent using your company-owned mobile device may not be as private as you think. (CNN) -- We've all probably done it -- whether it was texting about dinner plans on a company cell phone or ...