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"Restrepo" director Tim Hetherington killed in Libya: doctors

Reuters - Amr Abdallah - ‎1 hour ago‎
A rebel fighter (front) takes up position with his rifle as a fellow fighter (partially hidden) mans a heavy machine gun at the front line along the western entrance of Ajdabiyah April 20, 2011.
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Obama finds Facebook headquarters a friendly place

Los Angeles Times - Jessica Guynn - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The president holds a town hall meeting at the social-networking firm's Palo Alto campus to stump for his deficit-reduction plan.
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Tracking File Found in iPhones

New York Times - Nick Bilton, Miguel Helft - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Apple faced questions on Wednesday about the security of its iPhone and iPad after a report that a hidden file on the devices tracks and stores user locations.

Bring back O'Malley family to run Dodgers, Antonovich says

Los Angeles Times - ‎49 minutes ago‎
An LA County supervisor has suggested that the family that owned the Dodgers for decades should return to help rebuild the team now that Major League Baseball has taken over financial oversight of the team.

Rutgers suicide: Victim's roommate is charged with hate crime

Christian Science Monitor - Aaron Couch - ‎1 hour ago‎
A former student is indicted on 15 counts, including invasion of privacy, in the Rutgers suicide case. He is alleged to have used a webcam to spy on his roommate's sexual encounter with another man.

Syria: States of emergency

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Weeks of demonstrations in Syria reached a turning point this week. In the country's third city, Homs, a Tahrir-style sit-in was broken up when police fired into the crowd.

Beyond the Oil Spill, the Tragedy of an Ailing Gulf

New York Times - Campbell Robertson - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The view from Bay Jimmy, La. Along with cleaning up the oil spill, the area faces another problem: disappearing wetlands. By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON NEW ORLEANS - The anniversary has passed, the cleanup goes on and still, southern Louisiana sinks steadily ...

Vote Results Tap Nigeria's Tensions

Wall Street Journal - Will Connors - ‎30 minutes ago‎
KADUNA, Nigeria—The election of incumbent Goodluck Jonathan exposed the raw divide between Nigeria's predominantly Christian south and Muslim north, showing how quickly the country's latent religious and economic tensions can erupt into ...

NFL Talks Are Stalled With Few Signs of Progress

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎51 minutes ago‎
After only four days of court-ordered talks, negotiations between NFL owners and players came to a temporary halt Wednesday with little sign that much progress had been made toward resolving differences that have kept the league in a ...

TV On The Radio's Bassist -- Dead at 34 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gerard Smith -- bassist for TV On The Radio -- died today at the age of 34 after battling lung cancer. The band released the news on its website, saying ... "We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, ...

Critics Wary of FDA's REMS for Long-Acting Opioids

MedPage Today - Kristina Fiore - ‎3 hours ago‎
With many of their proposed changes ignored, critics of the FDA's risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) for long-acting opioids are watchfully waiting to see if an act of Congress will indeed make ...

Knicks keeping the faith despite series deficit

Boston Herald - Steve Adamek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Down a gut-wrenching 0-2 in their playoff series with the Celtics [team stats], the Knicks still don't know if they'll go 0-for-2 getting injured stars back for Friday's Game 3 at Madison Square Garden.

Apple earnings nearly double, helped by iPhone

USA Today - Jefferson Graham - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Apple (AAPL) said it sold 18.65 million iPhones in the latest quarter, up 113% from the year-ago period, fueled by the addition of Verizon as a second US carrier and foreign growth.

FAA: Supervisors must oversee planes carrying Biden, first lady

Washington Post - Ashley Halsey III - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday issued new orders requiring that air traffic control supervisors oversee the arrival and departure of planes carrying the vice president and first lady.

Kindle Users to Be Able to Borrow Library E-Books

New York Times - Julie Bosman - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Amazon's Kindle. In a reversal, Amazon said e-book lending would begin later this year. Amazon said on Wednesday that it would allow Kindle users to read e-books from more than 11000 public libraries on the devices beginning later this ...

The 10 Most Prescribed Drugs

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎3 hours ago‎
April 20, 2011 - The 10 most prescribed drugs in the US aren't the drugs on which we spend the most, according to a report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.

'American Idol': Exec producer says voting won't change... this season

Entertainment Weekly - Tanner Stransky - ‎50 minutes ago‎
After Pia Toscano's surprising early exit and the almost-ouster of Casey Abrams from American Idol, questions have swirled about the singing competition's voting process and what - if anything - should be done to fix it.

Troy Tulowitzki ignites Rockies past SF Giants

San Francisco Chronicle - Henry Schulman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chris Schneider / AP (04-20) 17:27 PDT Denver - -- Sometimes a team needs to blow off steam. When the guy at the controls is as good as Troy Tulowitzki, that can mean a lot of steam.

To many Brits, it's 'just another wedding'

USA Today - Traci Watson - ‎29 minutes ago‎
LONDON - The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton April 29 is about to bring an extra half-million visitors to the British capital, but many locals are stifling yawns - politely, of course.

Gulf deal 'close' on Yemen crisis - ‎7 hours ago‎
Details emerge of GCC-brokered settlement that could see Saleh step down as president in bid to end political turmoil. Gulf Arab states appear set to unveil details of an arrangement to end Yemen's political crisis that could result in Ali Abdullah ...

Earnings Upswing Propels A Broad-Based Rally

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By REUTERS Big earnings surprises gave Wall Street a positive spin on Wednesday, propelling shares to their best day in a month and lifting the Dow industrials to their highest in almost three years.

APNewsBreak: Millions in malaria drugs stolen

CBS News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
(AP) LONDON (AP) - Confidential documents obtained by The Associated Press show that a leading global health fund believes that millions of dollars worth of its donated malaria drugs have been stolen in recent years, much more than it had previously ...


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