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Senate panel finds Goldman spread risk through financial system

Washington Post - Zachary A. Goldfarb - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Goldman Sachs sought to protect itself from a collapsing housing market by selling mortgage investments that it knew were likely to fail and taking other steps that helped spread risk throughout the financial system, according to ...

Senate blocks financial regulation bill

USA Today - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A sweeping proposal to revamp Wall Street suffered a legislative setback today when the Senate failed to bring the measure to the floor for debate.

New Arizona law forcing hard choices on migrants

Reuters - Tim Gaynor, Mary Milliken - ‎47 minutes ago‎
PHOENIX (Reuters) - With Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants looming, Guatemalan Samuel Roldan is swapping the family's battered Chevy Suburban, which he feels marks them out as low-income migrants, for a smarter, more corporate-looking Nissan.

Bashir Wins Election as Sudan Edges Toward Split

New York Times - Jeffrey Gettleman - ‎4 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya - Sudan's incumbent president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, handily won the country's first multiparty election in more than 20 years, according to results released on Monday, offering a glimpse into the kind of lopsided ...

Tories open new attack on Nick Clegg and hung Parliament

Times Online - Roland Watson, Sam Coates - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The Conservatives turned their fire on Nick Clegg yesterday as the Liberal Democrat leader replaced Gordon Brown as the main threat to their hopes of an outright majority.

British ambassador in Yemen escapes assassination

Washington Post - Sudarsan Raghavan - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI -- The British ambassador to Yemen narrowly escaped an assassination attempt by a suicide bomber on Monday, an assault that Yemeni officials said had the hallmarks of an attack by al-Qaeda.

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Area of Oil Spill Expanding in Gulf

New York Times - Campbell Robertson, Leslie Kaufman - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Gerald Herbert/AP By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON and LESLIE KAUFMAN NEW ORLEANS - Coast Guard officials said Monday afternoon that the oil spill near Louisiana was now covering an area in the Gulf of Mexico of 48 miles by 39 miles at its widest points, ...

President tips cap to world champion Yankees

Boston Globe - Michael J Bailey - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Susan Milligan, Globe Staff WASHINGTON -- There are days when being president of the United States is pure glory and pride. Receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, for example.

Former Panamanian dictator to face money-laundering charges

CNN - Rich Phillips - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Miami, Florida (CNN) -- Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was put on a plane to France on Monday, after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed extradition orders.

With SEC charges, Goldman Sachs's reputation is tarnished

Washington Post - Felix Salmon - ‎Apr 23, 2010‎
On May 4, 1999, Henry Paulson rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, and Goldman Sachs became a public company for the first time in its 130-year history.

Caterpillar Lifts Dow to a Gain

Wall Street Journal - Donna Kardos Yesalavich - ‎33 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK—Stocks ended mixed as a strong earnings report from Caterpillar single-handedly put the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the black, but other measures fell as concerns over regulatory overhaul in the financial sector ...

Euro Recovers From Punishment

Wall Street Journal - Don Curren - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The euro finished steady against the dollar Monday, recapturing most of the ground lost during the session as encouraging comments from euro-zone officials helped ease concerns about the timeliness of Greece's aid package.

Calif. police seize computers in 'lost' iPhone case

Computerworld - Gregg Keizer - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Computerworld - Acting on a warrant issued Friday, California police seized personal computers belonging to the Gizmodo editor who broke the iPhone prototype story last week, a district attorney for San Mateo County confirmed today.

BlackBerry Maker Overhauls Phone Operating System

Wired News - Priya Ganapati - ‎26 minutes ago‎
In a long overdue move, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is set for a major rehaul of the phone's operating system. RIM will launch OS 6.0, a snazzier version of its operating system that will include a better web browser, ...

View iPad-optimized apps in iTunes

Computerworld - Dan Frakes - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Macworld - Now that the iPad has been released, there are three kinds of apps in the App Store: apps made specifically for the iPhone, apps made specifically for the iPad, and "hybrid" apps that include both iPhone- and iPad-optimized ...

Jenna Jameson's boyfriend Tito Ortiz charged with beating her up

New York Daily News - Nancy Dillon, Bill Hutchinson - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ultimate Fighting champ Tito Ortiz was arrested Monday on charges of beating up his live-in girlfriend, porn queen Jenna Jameson, at their Southern California home, according to published reports.

Michael Lohan takes first step in establishing conservatorship over Lindsay

New York Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
By NEWSCORE Lindsay Lohan's father took the first step in attempting to establish a conservatorship over his daughter, entertainment website TMZ reported Monday.

Randy Quaid and Wife Arrested in Santa Barbara

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Randy and Evi Quaid showed up in a criminal courtroom two weeks late Monday and were arrested on outstanding warrants, authorities said.
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Several fantasy ripples from Ryan Howard's megadeal

USA Today - ‎23 minutes ago‎
First of all, the $125 million extension will pay Howard more per year than any player not named Alex Rodriguez. Perhaps that's what the Phillies decided to do with all that money they saved by signing Roy Halladay to a below-market extension and ...

Greathouse enters filly Devil May Care in Kentucky Derby

USA Today - Tom Pedulla - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Garry Jones, AP By Tom Pedulla, USA TODAY LOUISVILLE - Devil May Care will look to add to the recent string of female successes versus the boys when she runs in the 136th Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

David Beckham eyes November return from Achilles injury

BBC Sport - ‎31 minutes ago‎
David Beckham is targeting a November return from the Achilles injury that ended his dream of playing in the World Cup in South Africa.

More Chocolate Means More Depression, or Vice Versa

WebMD - Katrina Woznicki - ‎1 hour ago‎
April 26, 2010 -- Indulging in chocolate may help lift one's mood, but a new study has found that people who eat the most chocolate have a greater likelihood of depression.

Salt Taking a Cut in Groceries, Restaurant Menus

ABC News - Karen Matthews - ‎37 minutes ago‎
AP By KAREN MATTHEWS AP Writer Sixteen food companies plan to cut the amount of salt in bacon, flavored rice and dozens of other products as part of a national effort to reduce American's sodium consumption by 20 percent.

Girl tells how she survived in swamp

UPI.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- An 11-year-old Florida girl who survived four days lost in a swamp Monday described on national television how she did it.

Giant deep sea jellyfish filmed

BBC News - Jody Bourton - ‎Apr 23, 2010‎
Remarkable footage of a rarely seen giant deep sea jellyfish has been recorded by scientists. Using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), they captured a video of the huge Stygiomedusa gigantea.

11-Year-Old Mexican 'Rape' Victim Wants to Keep Baby

FOXNews - Jana Winter - ‎Apr 23, 2010‎
Despite pressure from women's groups, the 11-year-old is enthusiastic about her impending motherhood, according to sources. EXCLUSIVE: An 11-year-old girl in Mexico allegedly raped by her stepfather and now more than four months pregnant ...

What guys need to know to be men

CNN - Jason Hanna - ‎Apr 24, 2010‎
Antwone Fisher says his foster father always wore ties but never taught him how to tie one. Editor's note: Antwone Fisher, who lives in California with his wife and two daughters, is scheduled to participate Sunday in a panel ...

Coyote vs. Greyhound: The Battle Lines Are Drawn

New York Times - Juliet Macur - ‎21 hours ago‎
John Hardzog, a cattle rancher in Oklahoma, releasing some of his greyhounds from his 1977 Ford pickup to hunt coyotes. By JULIET MACUR ELGIN, Okla.

Sony Announces the Death of Floppy Disks

Wired News - Charlie Sorrel - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fully 12 years after the original G3 iMac dropped support for the 3.5-inch floppy disk, Sony has finally decided to stop making them.