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By Kathleen Hays and Dakin Campbell April 29 (Bloomberg) -- Bill Gross, who run the world's biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co.
AT A GLANCE: Fed Leaves Rates Near Zero; Econ Outlook Improved Wall Street Journal
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he believes Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter would have "an open mind" on voting for a bill that makes it easier to form unions if a compromise emerges.
Democrats angry at Reid for promising Specter choice committee slots Los Angeles Times
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But militants have taken over a police station and dozens of officers are hostage. The military actions are an effort to push the Taliban back into its base in the Swat Valley.
Pakistan still conflicted over battling Taliban The Associated Press
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WASHINGTON, April 29 (Xinhua) -- US President Barack Obama welcomes Australia's decision to increase troops to Afghanistan, saying Canberra's contribution is "critical" to prevent the central Asian country from becoming terrorists' safe heaven, ...
Poppies a Target in Fight Against Taliban New York Times
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats in Congress capped President Barack Obama's 100th day in office by advancing a $3.4 trillion federal budget for next year - a third of it borrowed - that prevents Republicans from blocking his proposed trillion-dollar ...
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The House now must consider the proposal, which is similar to one it rejected earlier this year. AP The state Senate has voted to make New Hampshire the fifth state to allow gay marriage.
NH Senate votes to allow gay marriage Fresno Bee
State Senate passes gay marriage Nashua Telegraph
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By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US Supreme Court conservatives on Wednesday sharply criticized a central part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that is aimed at more than a dozen states with a history of racial discrimination.
Voting Rights Act section that singles out South may be abolished Los Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal - 52 minutes ago
By Jeff Bennett and Sharon Terlep Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES DETROIT (Dow Jones)--Chrysler LLC's United Auto Workers union members voiced their anger and disappointment as they began voting Wednesday on a new cost-concession agreement essential to the auto ...
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Forbes - 13 minutes ago
By IEVA M. AUGSTUMS and MITCH WEISS , 04.29.09, 05:04 PM EDT Ken Lewis is keeping his seat on the Bank of America Corp. board, but his job title is less certain.
Vote on BofA's Lewis too close to call Bizjournals.com
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By Matt Andrejczak, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Starbucks late Wednesday reported its quarterly profit fell 77% from a year ago, hurt by hefty charges to close stores, and said sales were clipped by a decline in the number of customer ...
Starbucks Profit Falls 77%; Company Touts Cost-Cutting Wall Street Journal
TechNewsWorld - 21 minutes ago
By Richard Adhikari At just two years old, Twitter is gaining the kind of name recognition only Oprah can deliver. However, trying Twitter doesn't always translate into sticking around.
Is quitting Twitter more popular than re-tweeting? The Associated Press
Many New Twitter Users Not Coming Back for More PC Magazine
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By Sharon Gaudin April 29, 2009 (Computerworld) If the US Department of Justice launches an antitrust case against Google Inc. challenging last fall's settlement of a lawsuit filed against it by major authors and publishers, it could strike a blow to ...
Google Defends Online Book Deal PC Magazine
PC World - 1 hour ago
Is it really a surprise that, right after the rumors of AT&T and Verizon pairing off start hitting the news (again), suddenly Microsoft enters the picture?
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MTV.com - 42 minutes ago
You'll have to excuse me, but I'm going through something of an identity crisis right now. And it involves mutants. Growing up, my favorite “X-Men” character was pure and simple, black and white: Wolverine.
'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' is a 'superhero fiasco' New York Daily News
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BY Nancy Dillon A photo of Rihanna taken after Chris Brown allegedly beat her was leaked to TMZ.com. LOS ANGELES - The outcome of Chris Brown's felony assault case could hinge on the leaked police photo showing a battered and bloodied Rihanna.
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By Kate Ward A supposed glitch on iTunes last week revealed that Adam Lambert and Kris Allen are the most downloaded contestants of “American Idol's” season 8. More specifically, six songs by Lambert crack the top 10 of an Idol-themed chart on iTunes, ...
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AP WALTHAM, Mass. -- The NBA says Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo won't be penalized for his hard foul on Chicago's Brad Miller in the closing seconds of Game 5. League spokesman Tim Frank said Wednesday that the play "stands as called.
NBA OK with Rondo foul Boston Globe
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By Joe Frisaro / MLB.com NEW YORK -- All the focus was on the starters, and for good reason. Josh Johnson vs. Johan Santana is a marquee matchup, and it was the headliner for Wednesday's matinee at Citi Field.
Bullpen blows lead for Johan Santana as Marlins beat Mets in ... New York Daily News
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By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six in 10 US residents -- more than 186 million people -- live in areas with dangerous levels of air pollution, the American Lung Association reported on Wednesday.
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Metro ATL air quality improves Atlanta Journal Constitution
BBC News - 21 hours ago
Scientists have produced the most compelling evidence to date that genetics play a key role in autism. They highlighted tiny genetic changes that appear to have a strong impact on the likelihood of developing autism and related conditions.
Researchers find common genetic variations in autistic people Los Angeles Times
WebMD - 59 minutes ago
By Salynn Boyles April 29, 2009 - A novel, experimental treatment vaccine improved the survival of men with advanced prostate cancer in the largest trial yet of the therapy, researchers reported Tuesday.
Dendreon Drug Clears Difficult Hurdle, But Others Remain Wall Street Journal
Christian Science Monitor - 39 minutes ago
In an unexpected twist, the UN tribunal investigating the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has ordered the release of four senior Lebanese officials.
Lebanon Frees Four Generals Held in Hariri Killing Wall Street Journal
Suspects in Lebanese Premier's Death Released New York Times
Reuters - 24 minutes ago
PHILADELPHIA, April 29 (Reuters) - Two Muslim men convicted of plotting to kill soldiers at a US Army base received long prison sentences on Wednesday for a plan prosecutors said was inspired by holy war against the United States.
4 life terms, 1 33-year sentence in Fort Dix case The Associated Press
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WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) - US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner threw his support on Wednesday behind two credit card reform bills in the US House of Representatives and the Senate, saying that unfair rate increases and fees should be banned.
Treasury Outlines Principles For Credit-Card Reform Wall Street Journal
Geithner pushes for credit card reform The Associated Press