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WASHINGTON - President Obama on Thursday urged Wall Street to drop its opposition to a proposed reshaping of financial industry regulation.
Video: Obama Slams Wall Street Ways but Wants Support The Associated Press
Senate scrambles to unite on finance reform bill Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
BANGKOK, April 23 (Reuters) - Hundreds of riot police moved in front of a barricade erected by "red shirt" protesters in Bangkok's Silom business district early on Friday and told them to dismantle it, television said.
Video: Thai protest hit by grenade attacks Al Jazeera
Grenade blasts kill 3 in Bangkok Washington Post
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Mitchell hopes to launch proximity talks Jerusalem Post
The Associated Press - - 12 minutes ago
NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard says a crew member from an oil platform that sank off Louisiana reported an initial explosion three hours before the rig went up in flames in a second, larger explosion.
Video: Coast Guard: Oil Rig Burning Since Tuesday Sinks The Associated Press
Burning US oil rig sinks Aljazeera.net
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The fate of one controversial Arizona bill rests in the hands of the governor - and local elected officials are both for and against the immigration law that has already been passed by the state Legislature.
Clergy urge Brewer to veto immigration bill East Valley Tribune
Gascon says AZ immigration bill "catastrophic" San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
Franklin Graham speaks during the funeral for Ruth Bell Graham in Anderson Auditorium on the campus of the Montreat Conference Center in North Carolina June 16, 2007.
Invitation to Evangelist Is Rescinded New York Times
Chicago Tribune - - 24 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Don't count on President Barack Obama appearing soon in a federal court near you. Legal experts say trying to subpoena a sitting president is a rare tactic and likely to fail.
Blagojevich Seeks Witness: Obama Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
In the span of a couple of weeks, analysts and investors following the technology industry have had their expectations swell for a powerful recovery.
Windows 7 Drives Microsoft Profit Wall Street Journal
PC rebound helps Microsoft profit jump 35 pct The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
April 23 (Bloomberg) -- The euro fell to near the lowest in a year against the dollar on concern Greece's larger-than- estimated debt will prompt the nation to take a bailout, damping demand for the region's assets.
Video: More Greek Protests, EU Says Debt Bigger The Associated Press
Euro Plumbs the Depths: $1.3314 Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 27 minutes ago
April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Much of the discussion around the Securities and Exchange Commission case against Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has focused on the legal issues.
Goldman Sachs may not be the only firm in SEC cross hairs Los Angeles Times
Goldman battles to save state links Financial Times
The Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An unmanned Air Force space plane resembling a small space shuttle has been launched into orbit from Florida.
ABC News - - 8 hours ago
On April 22, 1970, the very first Earth Day, more than 20 million people joined in demonstrations across the United States. Colleges organized teach-ins to draw attention to the pressing environmental issues of air and water ...
Video: Earth Day in Austin KXAN.com
World Marks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day Voice of America
PC World - - 4 hours ago
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Facebook: Privacy Enemy Number One? PC Magazine
Washington Post - - 16 minutes ago
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Review: 'The Back-Up Plan' San Francisco Chronicle
ABC News - 3 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The victim of the sex crime for which award-winning director Roman Polanski pleaded guilty more than 30 years ago lost a bid on Thursday to have the case dismissed.
Polanski Loses Appeal to Be Sentenced in Absentia BusinessWeek
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
“South Park,” the Comedy Central series, is an animated show that tries its best to push buttons and the boundaries of free speech by mocking every high-profile target in sight, from Hollywood celebrities to religious figures.
'South Park' producers say network cut fear speech The Associated Press
Detroit Free Press - 28 minutes ago
Michigan defensive end Brandon Graham was taken with the 13th pick by Philadelphia after the Eagles traded up 11 spots with Denver.
Denver Broncos move down twice in draft San Jose Mercury News
Eagles draft UM's Brandon Graham with No. 13 pick The Detroit News
Rotoworld.com - 35 minutes ago
Seahawks selected Texas S Earl Thomas with the No. 14 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. "He's the most instinctive safety I've ever seen on tape," noted NFL Network's Mike Mayock.
Seahawks take Texas S Earl Thomas 14th overall Seattle Post Intelligencer
Seahawks draft LT Okung 6th overall Seattle Times
TheTigerNet.com - - 20 minutes ago
Former Clemson running back CJ Spiller became the third Clemson player in the last five years to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft when he was selected with the ninth overall pick by the Buffalo Bills ...
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Potentially lethal fungus moves south from Canada Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 9 hours ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A gene-based blood test worked as well as a surgical procedure used to check for signs of rejection in patients with heart transplants, US researchers said on Thursday.
Blood Test May Reduce Biopsies After Transplants New York Times
StandardNet - - 2 hours ago
OGDEN -- This year's seasonal influenza vaccine will include the H1N1 strain, meaning you'll only have to get poked once to be protected.
CNN - - 10 hours ago
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New York Times - - Apr 21, 2010
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Tampabay.com (blog) - Apr 15, 2010
An enormous ash cloud from a remote Icelandic volcano caused the biggest flight disruption since 9/11 Thursday as it drifted over northern Europe and stranded travelers on six continents.
TIME (blog) - - 6 hours ago
The anti-Obama forces, it seems clear, are rooted in classic American know-nothing populism--nativist, isolationist, paranoid. Today's Exhibit A is from the Drudge Report, in which the newly designed $100 bill is slagged for, as the headline has it, ...