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White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Comedian and host Jimmy Kimmel delivers remarks at the 2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. The White House Correspondents Association was formed in 1914 as a liaison between the press and the president.

Chen Guangcheng's escape sparks China round-up

BBC News -
Chinese authorities have begun to round up relatives and associates of blind activist Chen Guangcheng, who fled from house arrest last week, reports say.

3 dead, 1 missing in mishap during yacht race

Fox News -
LOS ANGELES - Three crew members of a sailboat were found dead and a fourth was missing Saturday after their yacht ran into trouble during a race off the coasts of California and Mexico, the state's second ocean racing tragedy this month.

NBA roundup: Bulls win but lose Derrick Rose to torn ACL

Detroit Free Press -
CHICAGO -- The Bulls' celebration was short-lived after a 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in Saturday's playoff opener.

Five-Year Engagement Performing Poorly, Should Jason Segel Give Up Writing?

Cinema Blend -
Early box office numbers have started trickling in, and it seems Jason Segel's newest project The Five-Year Engagement isn't exactly the biggest hit with fans.

Kemp's walkoff spoils Bryce Harper's impressive debut

By Jorge L. Ortiz, USA TODAY LOS ANGELES - Bryce Harper couldn't say enough about Matt Kemp, the guy who had just spoiled his major league debut.

UN Syria observers visit Homs neighborhood

The Associated Press -
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's state news agency says UN observers are touring an embattled neighborhood in the central city of Homs. SANA said Sunday the observers were visiting Khaldiyeh, an area that has seen heavy government shelling and clashes between ...

Huge rally raises question on Malaysia poll timing

CBS News -
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A massive street rally demanding electoral reforms in Malaysia raised questions Sunday about when the long-ruling coalition government will call elections in the face of such a strong show of force by the opposition.

Saudi Arabia closes Cairo embassy

Financial Times -
By Heba Saleh in Cairo Saudi Arabia has closed its Cairo embassy and recalled its ambassador after days of protests by Egyptian activists angered by its detention of an Egyptian human rights lawyer this month.

A year ofter Osama's death

New York Daily News -
It was the daring raid that was nearly 10 years in the making - and could shape the next four. Twelve months ago, top secret helicopters carrying dozens of Navy SEALs launched into the Pakistan night, set to deliver vengeance to the man behind ...

Ex-poster child for missing children sentenced for raping girl

Reuters India -
REUTERS - A repeat sex offender whose abduction as a child led former President Bill Clinton to order missing-children posters displayed in federal buildings has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for raping a 10-year-old girl he was ...

Las Vegas slayings: Man arrested in family's bludgeoning deaths

Los Angeles Times -
By Tami Dennis Las Vegas police have arrested a suspect in the double slayings of a woman and her 10-year-old daughter in their home earlier this month.

Dow regains ground it lost in April; Amazon surges

Seattle Post Intelligencer -
In an April 23, 2012 photo Robert Arciero, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street headed for a mixed opening Friday April 27, 2012, with Dow Jones industrial futures slipping marginally while the S&P ...

How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes

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New York Times -
RENO, Nev. - Apple, the world's most profitable technology company, doesn't design iPhones here. It doesn't run AppleCare customer service from this city.

Romney aide: Obama's student loan slow jam was "off key"

CBS News -
(CBS News) Will we ever see presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney follow in President Obama's footsteps and slow jam the news? Maybe, Romney senior adviser Eric Fehrnstrom said on Saturday, but not at the risk of making light of the struggles of youth ...

Allen emerges unscathed in GOP primary debate for Senate seat

Washington Post -
ROANOKE - The internal battle in the Virginia Republican Party between everyday conservatives and tea party insurgents took center stage in a US Senate primary debate here Saturday, and the establishment's man emerged unscathed.

Google launches its 'Drive' cloud storage service

Lansing State Journal -
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. - Google Inc. is taking the wraps off a long-anticipated product that it views as one of its most important launches of the year.

Full FCC report on Google Street View reveals new details

Los Angeles Times -
The Google engineer who wrote the code enabling Street View cars to capture data from unprotected wireless networks told fellow engineers and a manager that he had done so, the FCC report says.

Nvidia launches $999 graphics card with the world's fastest gaming performance

VentureBeat -
Nvidia is seeking to extend its lead as the leader in game graphics today with the launch of its first dual chip Kepler graphics card.

Tribeca 2012: Cuban actors materialize in Miami

Los Angeles Times -
Two Cuban actors who went missing in Miami ten days ago en route to the Tribeca Film Festival have surfaced, announcing they have indeed defected to the United States.

Eddie Cibrian And LeAnn Rimes Renew Wedding Vows After One Year

Cinema Blend -
Wedding renewals can be a great way to celebrate an anniversary or simply for people to recommit their love for one another. Oftentimes couples will decide years into their marriage that it is time for some renewal love and celebration.

New Orleans Jazz Fest: 'Ain't no funk like Louisiana funk!'

By Rick Jervis and Jerry Shriver, USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS - Day Two of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival brought banging pianos, fresh voices, Louisiana funk, hip-hop edginess and longtime favorites.

Kevin Durant embracing closer role

By Tim MacMahon | OKLAHOMA CITY -- They are a couple of the most freakishly gifted, hard-to-guard scorers in NBA history, but they both had to figure out how to do their job in those moments when the stakes and pressure are maximized.

NHL roundup: Rookie Chris Kreider helps Rangers sink Capitals

Detroit Free Press -
Slava Voynov celebrates his goal in the Kings' 3-1 victory over the Blues. It was his first point of the postseason. / Scott Rovak/US PRESSWIRE NEW YORK -- Chris Kreider is six games into his NHL career and days shy of his 21st birthday.

Knicks defense takes step backward in Game 1 blowout

New York Post -
By FRED KERBER MIAMI - Now here was something from Miami coach Erik Spoelstra you had to figure you would never hear. “It's documented now their defense is one of the tougher ones in the league,” Spoelstra said as he prepped his Heat for Game 1 of the ...

Carl Edwards confused, frustrated after getting black flag

By Chad Leistikow, USA TODAY RICHMOND, Va. - NASCAR fans are still waiting for the first multicar wreck in the Sprint Cup Series since April 1. But they got their drama back in a big way Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.

Redskins can't pass up Spartans QB Kirk Cousins, who'll join Robert Griffin III

Detroit Free Press -
QB Kirk Cousins, above, and WR Keshawn Martin were drafted in the fourth round Saturday. / AP By George Sipple EAST LANSING -- Kirk Cousins was shocked to learn he'd been drafted by the Washington Redskins.

Pacific reef sharks have declined by more than 90 percent, new study says

Washington Post -
Pacific reef shark populations have plummeted by 90 percent or more over the past several decades, according a new study by a team of American and Canadian researchers, and much of this decline stems from human fishing pressure.

Magnetic fields light up 'GPS neurons', scientists say

BBC News -
By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News Researchers have spotted a group of 53 cells within pigeons' brains that respond to the direction and strength of the Earth's magnetic field.

FDA Backs New Rival For Viagra

Wall Street Journal -
By JENNIFER CORBETT DOOREN The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug from Vivus Inc. to treat erectile dysfunction.

Bullied 'more prone to self harm'

BBC News -
Children bullied during their early years are up to three times more likely to self harm than their classmates when they reach adolescence, a study suggests.

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