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Boston victim: Bombing 'reminded me of 9/11' - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombing face huge bills as they begin healing. Heather Abbott of Newport, Rhode Island lost one of her lower legs.
Boston bombing survivor 'overwhelmed' by the support from family, friends
NEWS: Newport woman speaks out about injury sustained in Boston bombing
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Dozens die in Russia psychiatric hospital fire

BBC News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
At least 36 people have been killed in a fire at psychiatric hospital in the Moscow region, officials say. They say the blaze started shortly after 02:00 local time (10:00 GMT Thursday) at the No 14 hospital in Ramenskiy village.
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Giants take OL Justin Pugh with 19th pick

Wall Street Journal - ‎36 minutes ago‎
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The New York Giants have added depth to an aging offensive line, drafting Justin Pugh of Syracuse with the 19th pick in the NFL draft.
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Japan's Bigger Price Decline Shows Size of Kuroda Task: Economy

Businessweek - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Japan's consumer prices fell the most in two years, underscoring the challenge facing Bank of Japan (8301) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda as he works to meet a 2 percent inflation target.
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Recap: Milwaukee vs. Miami

Kansas City Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Miami Heat are making it fairly clear that they aren't too intimidated by the Milwaukee Bucks. Order Reprints. More News. Read more NBA news.
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US denies plan to convene 4-way Mideast summit in June

Haaretz - ‎6 hours ago‎
Despite denials, well-placed U.S. sources insist that a four-way summit heralding the launch of renewed talks between Israel and the Palestinians had been discussed with Mideast leaders, foreign ministers.
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Japan Needs More Than a Devalued Yen

Businessweek - ‎6 hours ago‎
The last time Masao Namiki bought machinery for his business, Emperor Hirohito had just died and Japanese investors were congratulating themselves on snapping up New York's Rockefeller Center.
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Texas executes man for 2002 murder, kidnapping

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
April 25 (Reuters) - Texas executed a man on Thursday convicted of murder after he and an accomplice robbed a. convenience store in 2002, kidnapping two women who worked there along with a male customer who was later shot to death.
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Initial Jobless Claims in US Fell Last Week to 339000

Bloomberg - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to a six-week low, a sign the labor market is improving after a setback last month.
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Amazon's Profit Falls as It Spends Heavily on Projects

New York Times
3 hours ago
Written by
Nick Wingfield
SEATTLE - Profits at Amazon are like a tributary that dries up for extended periods of time, while the company diverts them into any number of ambitious new projects intended to ensure a lush future.
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Soros Takes a Stake in JC Penney

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎26 minutes ago‎
J.C. Penney has attracted another high-profile investor to its roster of major shareholders. Billionaire George Soros has disclosed ownership of a sizable block of shares in the company, according to a filing his Soros Fund Management submitted to the ...
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UPDATE 4-Starbucks raises outlook but shares fall

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:50pm EDT. By Martinne Geller. April 25 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp reported higher quarterly profit on Thursday that matched Wall Street estimates and it raised its full-year earnings forecast.
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EU Seeks Feedback on Google Concessions

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS—European Union regulators have given Google Inc.'s competitors and other interested parties a month to respond to the search engine's proposals to address concerns that it is abusing its dominance in Internet search.
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Democratic Nations Asking Google to Censor Content Hits All Time High

Science World Report - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Governments asking search engine giant Google to censor content online has increased over the last six months with 6,109 more requests, with democratic countries like the United States and Brazil leading the way.
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Subway Wireless Options Increase

Wall Street Journal
1 hour ago
Written by
Ted Mann
New Yorkers who value the chance to unplug while underground may begin finding those moments a little more limited, with Wi-Fi service being offered at 30 more subway stations as of Thursday.
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Midler wins raves on Broadway as Hollywood agent Sue Mengers

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
NEW YORK | Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:55pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bette Midler marked her return to Broadway after more than 30 years on Wednesday, and critics lined up to heap praise on her turn in the one-character play "I'll Eat You Last: A ...
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'Pippin,' Directed by Diane Paulus, at the Music Box Theater

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
What do I have to do to make you love me? Overview · Tickets & Showtimes · Readers' Reviews · Video Feature: Making 'Magic' New in 'Pippin'.
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With Jeter looking on, Cano leads Yanks over Jays

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎51 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - With Derek Jeter making his first visit to the Bronx this season, Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer and the New York Yankees used a flurry of early long balls to outslug the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Thursday night.
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Monkeys Are Adept at Picking Up Social Cues, Research Shows

New York Times
2 hours ago
Written by
Pam Belluck
If you are eating lunch in Pittsburgh or Dallas, you might grab a sandwich and a Snapple to go. But should you get transferred to Paris, you will probably eat like the French: multicourse sit-down lunches plus a glass of wine.
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Ancient Maya civilization's roots deepen - USA Today

8 hours ago
Written by
Dan Vergano
Soaring pyramids, ceremonial platforms and ritual plazas, signatures of the ancient Maya, owe their origin to a broad cultural shift in Central America around 1,000 B.C.
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Porn Has Effect on Teens' Sexual Behavior - MedPage Today

MedPage Today
8 hours ago
Written by
Kathleen Struck
Exposure to sexually explicit materials is one small-to-moderate factor affecting sexual behavior in teens and young adults, researchers from the Netherlands reported.
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FDA's counterfeit detection device takes global aim at malaria

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 24, 2013‎
A device that reveals counterfeit drugs in the hands of Food & Drug Administration agents is set to become the newest weapon in the worldwide effort to eradicate malaria, and may soon be used to detect useless look-alikes of drugs that combat cancer, heart ...
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