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Ron Paul forms exploratory committee

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Texas congressman considers a second try at the Republican presidential nomination. He built a passionate following in 2008 but won no caucuses or primaries.
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Deadlock in Libya exposes international rifts

Reuters India - Lin Noueihed, Guy Desmond - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sony unveiled its first tablet computer to take on Apple. Here's a look at the gadget over the years. Slideshow A youth walks past a painting depicting rebel fighters at Al-Bayda city in eastern Libya April 25, 2011.
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Gas Price Surge Triggers Political Brawl

Wall Street Journal - Neil King Jr, Carol E. Lee - ‎1 hour ago‎
Neil King looks at whether soaring gas prices will hurt President Obama's chances for reelection in 2012 and how Republicans in Congress are trying to put the blame on Obama for consumers' pain at the pump.
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Sony Playstation Users' Personal Information Compromised After Hack Attack

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO -- Sony Corp. said Tuesday that some users' personal information had been compromised in a hacker attack as the outage of its global PlayStation Network entered a seventh day.

Questions and answers on the NFL labor dispute

Washington Post - Amy Shipley - ‎2 hours ago‎
Yes, a federal district court judge in Minnesota - Susan Richard Nelson - sided with the players in an 89-page ruling Monday, declaring that the players were suffering irreparable harm under the owner-imposed lockout and that it must be ...

TV Column

Washington Post - Lisa de Moraes - ‎1 hour ago‎
The second-most drawn-out transition of our time - behind only the Queen Elizabeth-to-Prince Charles throne-of-England handoff - inched forward Tuesday when Katie Couric said she was leaving the “CBS Evening News.

Syria Steps Up Crackdown; World Outcry Grows

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
Photo: AP Syria has intensified its bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators, as international criticism against the government's actions mounts.

US STOCKS-Strong earnings push S&P through key level

Reuters - Chuck Mikolajczak, Jan Pascha - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - A fresh batch of corporate results pushed US stocks to their best levels since June 2008 on Tuesday, renewing optimism that profit growth will remain resilient enough to keep equities on the rise.

Floodwaters threaten to overrun Midwest levees

CBS News - Bruce Schreiner, Kristi Eaton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Detective Corey Mitchell with the Poplar Bluff Police Department adjusts traffic cones near a temporary levee holding back water from the Black River Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Safety Left Out in Japan's 'Nuclear Power Village'

New York Times - Norimitsu Onishi, Ken Belson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) President Masataka Shimizu, center, and company officials bow to residents living in an evacuation center in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture.

Amazon Earnings Hurt by Spending as Revenue Increases 38%

New York Times - Verne G. Kopytoff - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO -'s expansion of its online retailing and cloud computing businesses has eroded profits. The Web retailer Amazon continues to add warehouses, like this one in Phoenix, and data centers, to increase future ...

Dodgers trustee to meet with media Wednesday

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tom Schieffer, appointed as the Dodgers' trustee by Commissioner Bud Selig, is scheduled to hold a news conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Vertex Rises After FDA Staff Finds Hepatitis Drug Effective

Bloomberg - Molly Peterson - ‎4 hours ago‎
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) jumped 10 percent in Nasdaq stock market trading after US regulators said the company's experimental hepatitis C drug cures more patients than current therapies.

Roger Goodell still confident NFL will prevail in labor dispute

USA Today - Sean Leahy - ‎3 hours ago‎
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated his confidence on Tuesday that the league will prevail in its legal battle with the players despite have been dealt a significant setback a day earlier.

Deadly Storms Leave Arkansans Battered and Bracing for More

New York Times - Timothy Williams - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Beth Hall/AP By CAMPBELL ROBERTSONand TIMOTHY WILLIAMS VILONIA, Ark. - A barrage of severe weather sweeping across Arkansas has brought flash floods to some parts of the state, wrecked this small town and left 10 dead.

Nuclear evacuation zone should be expanded, group says - Renee Schoof - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The nuclear power accidents at Fukushima this spring and at Chernobyl 25 years ago Tuesday show that radiation releases can endanger people and contaminate land many miles beyond evacuation zones.

Aflac duck gets a new voice

CNN - Ben Rooney - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dan McKeague has been named by Aflac to replace Gilbert Gottfried as the voice of the insurance company's mascot duck. By Ben Rooney, staff reporterApril 26, 2011: 6:39 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The chief executive of Aflac sat flanked by his top ...

Sarkozy Backing of Draghi for ECB Post Puts Pressure on Merkel

Bloomberg - Helene Fouquet, Gregory Viscusi - ‎3 hours ago‎
French President Nicolas Sarkozy's endorsement of Mario Draghi as the next European Central Bank chief pressures German Chancellor Angela Merkel to follow suit or risk rankling her ...

Sony Tablet Plays Playstation Games, Resembles DS

Primary Ignition - Luke Baker - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Luke By Luke Baker With all the bad rap Sony has been getting in the past week about the Playstation Network being down, they are long overdue for some good news.

Yemen president to step down in month under deal

USA Today - Iona Craig - ‎1 hour ago‎
SANAA, Yemen - Yemen's political opposition accepted a deal Tuesday that would see President Ali Abdullah Saleh step down in 30 days, bringing to an end the country's three-month-long crisis.

Android Outranks Apple in Desirability -- and That's Huge

PCWorld - Jr Raphael - ‎2 hours ago‎
Either I'm an extraordinary psychic, or smartphone market share studies are starting to get pretty damn predictable. You know what I'm talking about, right?

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