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Mississippi man linked to ricin letters charged with biological weapons use

5 hours ago
Written by
Robbie Ward
By Robbie Ward. TUPELO, Mississippi | Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:30pm EDT. TUPELO, Mississippi (Reuters) - A Mississippi martial arts instructor was charged on Saturday with attempting to use a biological weapon after a ricin-laced letter was sent to President ...
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer breaks shoulder in bike crash

Los Angeles Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer broke his shoulder in a fall from his bicycle and underwent surgery Saturday morning, according to a court spokeswoman.
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Kevin Harvick wins Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎42 minutes ago‎
RICHMOND, Va. -- Kevin Harvick held off Clint Bowyer on a green-white-checkered finish to win the Toyota Owners 400 Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.
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Facebook Sees Increase In Parse Signups, Tells Developers “No Plans To ...

5 hours ago
Written by
Josh Constine
Despite developers grumbling that they would ditch Parse's mobile app backend service now that it's been bought by Facebook, Parse CEO Ilya Suhkar tells me signups spiked 9.4x and fewer clients are leaving than before.
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Zach Braff's Kickstarter project reaches $2 million goal for 'Garden State' follow-up - ‎28 minutes ago‎
“Scrubs” actor Zach Braff's Kickstarter project has reached $2 million in three days. The purpose of Braff's Kickstarter project is to raise money for a follow-up to “Garden State.
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Italy's new cabinet to face old challenges

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
... • Italy's newly nominated PM Enrico Letta on Saturday unveiled a new cabinet full of fresh faces. • The cabinet is the most diverse Italy has seen -- in terms of gender, race, and party affiliation as well.
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Iceland conservative leader claims PM post

Focus News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Reykjavik. The leader of Iceland's conservative Independence Party, Bjarni Benediktsson, early Sunday claimed the post of prime minister after the centre-right opposition ousted the country's leftist government, AFP reports.
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FO says scuffle injured Sarabjeet, family arriving today

The News International - ‎33 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan for the first time officially commented on the deplorable and unacceptable attack on an Indian death-row prisoner Sarabjeet Singh, saying he suffered head injuries at Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore, as result of a scuffle between prisoners ...
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Attorneys in Trayvon Martin case address media

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎25 minutes ago‎
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Social media have set a precedent in the way the country will engage with high profile cases, the attorneys in the Trayvon Martin shooting case said Saturday at an Associated Press event in Orlando.
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Obama jokes about radical 2nd term changes -

NECN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is joking about a radical second-term shakeup, shifting from "strapping young Muslim Socialist" to retiree golfer and sporting bangs like first lady Michelle's.
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More Good Labor News: Jobless Claims Fall 16K

Fox Business - ‎Apr 25, 2013‎
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, offering reassurance that the bottom is not falling out of the labor market despite signs of slower growth.
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US sues Novartis in NY again, cites doc kickbacks

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - The U.S. government sued Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. again on Friday, saying it paid kickbacks for a decade to doctors to steer patients toward its drugs, sometimes disguising fishing trips off the Florida coast and trips to Hooters ...
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'Wintel' on the wane: Intel goes Google

6 hours ago
Written by
Brooke Crothers
Intel has been synonymous with Windows PCs seemingly forever. But it's trying to change that in a hurry. Enter Google. Brooke Crothers.
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Dutchman arrested over huge web attack

BBC News - ‎Apr 26, 2013‎
Spanish police have arrested a Dutchman suspected of being behind one of the biggest ever web attacks. The 35 year-old-man was detained in Barcelona following a request from the Dutch public prosecutor.
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Google Fiber divides users into 'the fast' and 'the furious'

17 hours ago
Written by
Mike Elgan
The chosen ones in Kanas City, Austin and Provo are getting Internet connections that are 100 times faster than average at very low prices, thanks to Google's Fiber project.
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Smartphones overtake 'dumb' phones worldwide

The News International - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: Research firm IDC said more smartphones than ``dumb'' phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that's putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide.
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Clint Eastwood says he'd love to be directing at age 105

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Clint Eastwood may be 82 years old, but he dreams of making films for two more decades. In a wide-ranging conversation Saturday about the art of film directing, Eastwood expressed admiration for the 104-year-old Portuguese director Manoel ...
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George Jones, country superstar, dies - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎Apr 26, 2013‎
Brian Mansfield, Special to USA TODAY6:02 p.m. EDT April 26, 2013. The peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits was 81.
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Lack of six-cess led to Gang's search for latest franchise QB

New York Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
Never mind that only the Jets can force a lame-duck head coach on the rookie general manager and a rookie quarterback on the lame-duck head coach.
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NASCAR at Richmond: Start time, lineup, TV schedule - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎13 hours ago‎
RICHMOND, Va. - It's NASCAR race night at Richmond International Raceway, and we've got some essential information you need to get ready for tonight's Toyota Owners 400.
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Suddenly Struggling, Braves Fall to Tigers

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kris Medlen and the Atlanta Braves were probably due for a rough stretch. It's happening now for a team that looked like the class of the National League less than two weeks ago.
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PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Pats deal Demps to Bucs for Blount

Enterprise News - ‎1 hour ago‎
New England Patriots running back Jeff Demps (42) finds running room in an NFL preseason game against the Tampa Bay BuccaneersFriday, August 24, in Tampa, Fla.
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Atlantic Ocean Off Northeast Warmest in 150 Years

Sport Fishing
4 hours ago
Written by
Doug Olander
This map shows that many fish stocks have shifted to the north and northeast off northern states in recent years. Atlantic sea-surface temperatures off the U.S.
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Monkeys Are Adept at Picking Up Social Cues, Research Shows

New York Times
Apr 25, 2013
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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HIV vaccine trial shut down

Los Angeles Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
Federal researchers shut down a clinical trial of an HIV vaccine involving about 2,500 subjects after it is found to be ineffective at preventing healthy subjects from contracting the virus.
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Latin America 'threatened by rising cancer cases'

BBC News - ‎Apr 25, 2013‎
There are far fewer cases of cancer in the region than in the US or Europe - but the proportion who die is far higher, they say. Late diagnosis and poor access to treatment are the main reasons for the disparity, they add.
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