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Washington Post - 16 minutes ago
By Craig Whitlock BERLIN, April 21 -- European prosecutors are likely to investigate CIA and Bush administration officials on suspicion of violating an international ban on torture if they are not held legally accountable at home, according to UN ...
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CNN - 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Thousands of confidential files on the US military's most technologically advanced fighter aircraft have been compromised by unknown computer hackers over the past two years, according to senior defense officials.
Did hackers break into a top-secret USAF program? Christian Science Monitor
Fort Worth Star Telegram - 11 minutes ago
AP Agents escort Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse into FBI headquarters Monday. He is the sole surviving Somali pirate from the hostage-taking of commercial ship Capt.
Pirate comes to NY, world away from home in Africa The Associated Press
Teen Somali pirate to be tried as adult Christian Science Monitor
Aljazeera.net - 5 minutes ago
The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned of a "catastrophic" humanitarian crisis for tens of thousands of civilians trapped in northern Sri Lanka's conflict zone.
Congressional Hearing Assesses Humanitarian Crisis in Sri Lanka Voice of America
Jerusalem Post - 1 hour ago
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT Reacting to Israel's sharp rebuke of Swiss President Hans-Rudolf Merz for his decision to meet with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday, Geri Müller, Green Party politician and chair of the ...
Berlusconi: Italy right to boycott event United Press International
Washington Post - 53 minutes ago
By Karin Brulliard THEMBELIHLE, South Africa -- Fifteen years into democracy, Peter Dlhamini still lives in a shack on land that is not his, where the toilet is a pit in the ground and the television is not plugged into an outlet -- there is none ...
South Africans expect record turnout guardian.co.uk
South African Voters Grumble, but Favor ANC New York Times
CNN - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama signed into law Tuesday a measure designed to strengthen national community service efforts by boosting federal funding for thousands of volunteers in fields ranging from clean energy to health care and education.
Obama signs bill vastly expanding national service corps MiamiHerald.com
The Associated Press - 59 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Congress begins to debate climate change in earnest, the science is taking a back seat to economics: How much will it cost to slow the Earth's warming because of man-made pollution - and what's the cost of doing nothing?
On Earth Day, Obama pushes ambitious climate agenda Chicago Tribune
EPA Analysis Projects Impact of Carbon Bill Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
The San Francisco mayor is adopting the generational and technology-savvy approach that marked Barack Obama's successful presidential campaign.
More on the Ashton Kutcher Tweeting Newsom connection San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco mayor tweets his bid for California governor MiamiHerald.com
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By David Cho Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said yesterday that the "ultimate test" for determining which banks can repay government bailout money is whether the entire financial system is capable of offering enough credit to revive the economy ...
Reuters - 33 minutes ago
By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO, April 21 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said it would cut 5 percent of its global workforce and reported quarterly results that showed progress towards controlling costs, sending shares higher in an after-hours relief ...
Yahoo to slash workforce as sales drop CNNMoney.com
Yahoo CEO: Global Platform Will Drive Better Products Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - 32 minutes ago
By Chinmei Sung April 22 (Bloomberg) -- Elpida Memory Inc., Japan's biggest maker of computer-memory chips, led gains by semiconductor makers in Asian trading after saying it plans to raise prices, prompting speculation the industry is rebounding from ...
Elpida: Mulling Price Hikes For DRAM Chips Wall Street Journal
USA Today - 1 hour ago
CNET News - 5 hours ago
by John P. Falcone As with competing services, HD movie rentals will cost $3.99 to $4.99, and TV episodes will be available for purchase for $2.99 each (HD movie purchases currently won't be available).
TiVo, Roku, Amazon Parter for HD Video on Demand PC Magazine
Amazon Will Rent HD Movies, Sell HD TV Shows Wall Street Journal
Computerworld - 25 minutes ago
By Tom Jowitt April 21, 2009 (Techworld.com) Virtualization market leader VMware has introduced what it is calling the industry's first operating system for building the internal cloud.
msnbc.com - 41 minutes ago
By Craig Berman The great muzzle-the-judges experiment is over on “American Idol.” Unfortunately, disco night didn't follow that into the dustbin of pop culture history.
'American Idol': Disco Night...not nearly as bad as anticipated! Entertainment Weekly
`Idol' finalists sing to stay alive on Disco Night The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By MONICA DAVEY CHICAGO - Rod R. Blagojevich, ousted governor of Illinois, will have to settle for the drama of his real life here at home.
Rod Blagojevich can't join 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here ... Entertainment Weekly
Judge thwarts Blagojevich's plan to leave US for reality TV filming Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
USA Today - 22 minutes ago
By Peter Kramer, AP By Gary Levin, USA TODAY Lifetime has set Aug. 20 for the debut of Project Runway's sixth season after a nine-month delay and the settlement of a lawsuit by NBC Universal, whose Bravo cable network has aired Runway since its ...
Lifetime: Bigger movies, "Project Runway" and moving into comedy Los Angeles Times
'Project Runway,' Valerie Bertinelli on Lifetime's upcoming schedule Entertainment Weekly
New York Times - 7 hours ago
By JONATHAN ABRAMS BOSTON - Derrick Rose, the baby-faced Chicago Bulls point guard, is similar to nearly every other NBA player in that he talks with his agent, BJ Armstrong, about everything from the meaningful to the mundane.
Celtics: Powe lost for rest of season Daily News Tribune
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - It's a question Dwight Howard will never forget. Early this season, the Orlando Magic center was talking to Patrick Ewing and Dikembe Mutombo.
Sixers look to pull another Magic trick out of the hat in Game 2 The Canadian Press
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 28 minutes ago
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Freddy Sanchez went 3-for-4 with a solo homer and Jeff Karstens pitched a solid six innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to edge the Florida Marlins, 3-2, in the second of a three-game series at PNC Park.
Marlins lose two in a row for first time this year MiamiHerald.com
Karstens, Sanchez lead Pirates past Marlins 3-2 The Associated Press
Reuters - 4 hours ago
By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Medicare program for the elderly may offer ways to encourage better care at a lower cost as a big part of reforming the US healthcare system, a leading Senate Democrat said on Tuesday.
Medicare to play big role in health care overhaul The Associated Press
US Sen Jay Rockefeller Eyes Health Cost Savings In Proposal Wall Street Journal
WebMD - 6 hours ago
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FOXNews - 3 hours ago
Miss California Carrie Prejean, blasted by a Miss USA contest judge because she opposes gay marriage, may have grounds for a discrimination lawsuit herself - against the Miss USA pageant, a legal analyst says.
Another Miss USA judge says Miss California gave wrong answer Los Angeles Times
People: Miss USA contestant Carrie Prejean defends anti-gay ... San Jose Mercury News
ABC News - 34 minutes ago
By SARAH NETTER and DEAN SCHABNER Defense attorneys for the woman accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering 8-year-old Sandra Cantu reportedly dropped their request today to have the Tracy, Calif.
Gag order issued in Cantu murder case Tri Valley Herald
Boston Globe - 7 hours ago
By Maria Cramer, Globe Staff Authorities combined high-tech investigation techniques with old-fashioned street savvy to track Philip Markoff, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley said today.
Accused Craigslist killer remembered as 'nerdy science lover' Seattle Post Intelligencer