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US Gulf state shrimpers sue BP over oil spill

Reuters - Steve Gorman, Mary Milliken - ‎1 hour ago‎
HOUSTON, April 29 (Reuters) - Shrimpers in Louisiana and Alabama have filed class-action lawsuits against oil giant BP Plc (BP.L) and owners of the drilling platform that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, as claims for economic losses anticipated from ...

Goldman Scrutinized by Prosecutors Reviewing SEC Case

BusinessWeek - Justin Blum, David Glovin - ‎3 hours ago‎
April 29 (Bloomberg) -- Federal prosecutors in New York have been examining transactions by Goldman Sachs Group Inc., accused of fraud by US securities regulators, to determine whether to pursue a criminal case, ...

Villaraigosa backs boycott of Arizona

Los Angeles Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The mayor also urges participation in Saturday's immigrant and labor rights march downtown, which police expect could lure 100000 people.

At Expo 2010 Shanghai, China thinks big

Washington Post - Andrew Higgins - ‎2 hours ago‎
SHANGHAI -- Take the crowd that attended Woodstock in 1969, multiply it by 175 and dump the result in the middle of the world's most populous city.

In Final British Debate, Economy is the Focus

New York Times - Sarah Lyall - ‎1 hour ago‎
A last chance to put their stamp on the campaign: Nick Clegg, left, David Cameron, center, and Prime Minister Gordon Brown in Birmingham on Thursday.

Clinton Questions Ahmadinejad's Role at Nuclear Conference

Voice of America - David Gollust - ‎4 hours ago‎
Photo: AP US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday questioned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's role at next week's Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in New York, given what she called Tehran's "indisputable" record of ...

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Quotes about Gov. Crist's independent Senate run

MiamiHerald.com - ‎42 minutes ago‎
AP The following are comments about Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's decision to run for Senate without party affiliation: "Regrettably today it was more about Charlie Crist and his political ambitions more than anything else.

Democrats Tread Gingerly on Immigration

Wall Street Journal - Laura Meckler - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Democrats in Congress, trying to harness newfound energy from activists and Latino anger at a new Arizona immigration law, are working to advance an overhaul of immigration laws but treading carefully given complex politics and absence ...

Judge from Montana interviewed for Supreme Court

Reuters - Caren Bohan, Peter Cooney - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama interviewed appeals court judge Sidney Thomas for a slot on the Supreme Court on Thursday, a sign the president's search for a nominee to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens has moved into a critical ...

Stocks rise, euro wavers, await Greek rescue news

Reuters - Amanda Andersen, Anirban Nag - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange April 26, 2010. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Stocks rose on Friday and the euro steadied on hopes that a fractious European Union will agree on a bailout package for ...

Nikkei climbs 1.4 pct on hopes for Greece bailout

Reuters - Rika Otsuka, Edwina Gibbs - ‎40 minutes ago‎
TOKYO, April 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average rose 1.4 percent on Friday as signs that a bailout for debt-ridden Greece could come soon eased fears of a wider credit woes, prompting players to buy exporters such as Canon Inc (7751.

Unions Members March, Demand Bankers 'Fix The Mess' (Correct)

BusinessWeek - Holly Rosenkrantz - ‎1 hour ago‎
April 29 (Bloomberg) -- AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka led thousands of labor-union protesters in a march on Wall Street, chanting that investment banks must “fix the mess that you made” by paying more taxes and lending more ...

Adobe 'shifting focus' from Apple

CNET - Steven Musil - ‎1 hour ago‎
In response to Apple CEO Steve Jobs' explanation on why his company refuses to let Adobe Systems' Flash Player on his company's iPhone, Adobe's chief technology officer sounded an upbeat tone and said the company was moving on without ...

Microsoft Reportedly Cancels Courier Tablet Prototype

PC World - David Chartier - ‎4 hours ago‎
A prototype Microsoft tablet that raised eyebrows last year will reportedly not make it onto store shelves, according to gadget blog Gizmodo.

Activision Blizzard signs deal with developer of Halo video games

Los Angeles Times - Alex Pham, Ben Fritz - ‎3 hours ago‎
The 10-year deal gives Activision exclusive rights to distribute Bungie Studios' upcoming game and its sequels. By Alex Pham and Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. may have lost key talent at its prized Infinity Ward ...

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

New York Times - Ao Scott - ‎3 hours ago‎
“Remember me?” This is one of the half-clever, trailer-ready catchphrases (“Let's play tag: you're it!,” “Fooled you!

Siobhan Magnus: 'I have so many big ideas'

USA Today - Kristin McGrath - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Michael Becker, Fox By Kristin McGrath, USA TODAY Siobhan Magnus' fashion sensibilities left American Idol viewers expecting the unexpected.

Movie review: 'Furry Vengeance'

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's a green gross-out. The environmental family film starring Brendan Fraser and Brooke Shields focuses too much on bodily functions.
Furry Vengeance (2010) New York Times

Spurs In Six

ESPN - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Survive and advance. The Spurs did just that, holding off a second-half rally by the Mavs to win Game 6, 97-87. Story » Series page » @johnhollinger Big call there as Amare gets hit with 2nd foul on a wipe away along baseline.

Cano Leads the Yankees in Revelations

New York Times - Ben Shpigel - ‎1 hour ago‎
BALTIMORE - There may be no such thing as an antidote right now for Robinson Cano, but the Orioles must have figured they had one in the top of the eighth inning.

Late long balls lift Reds to sweep of Astros

MLB.com - Mark Sheldon - ‎22 minutes ago‎
HOUSTON -- Bronson Arroyo pitched brilliantly for 6 2/3 innings and was supported by homers from Joey Votto and Jay Bruce in a 4-2 win over the Astros on Thursday.

FDA approves prostate cancer vaccine

USA Today - Liz Szabo - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first vaccine to treat prostate cancer - or any cancer - the culmination of decades of research into harnessing the immune system to fight tumors.

Stanford bioengineer explores own genome

San Jose Mercury News - Lisa M. Krieger - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Stanford bioengineer has become the first scientist in the world to decode his own DNA with a machine he invented, allowing him to peer into his genetic blueprint to see his risk for disease - and expanding the frontier of medicine ...

Anthem withdraws rate increases

San Francisco Chronicle - Victoria Colliver - ‎1 hour ago‎
Anthem Blue Cross, the California health insurer that faced public outrage after it proposed raising premiums by as much as 39 percent for its individual policyholders, has withdrawn the proposed increase and plans to refile new rates next month, ...

Welcome to Arizona, Outpost of Contradictions

New York Times - Randal C. Archibold, Jennifer Steinhauer - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
Madge Stager/AP The state may be caricatured as a desert landscape of political extremes full of gun-toting residents and illegal immigrants, but the truth is more complex.

Remarks: Obama Eulogy for Dorothy Height April 29, 2010 - The Page by Mark ...

TIME - Mark Halperin - ‎10 hours ago‎
THE PRESIDENT: Please be seated. Let me begin by saying a word to Dr. Dorothy Height's sister, Ms. Aldridge. To some, she was a mentor.

INTERNET TELEPHONY Announces Winners of the 2010 WiMAX Distinction Awards

TMCnet - ‎Apr 22, 2010‎
By TMCnet News Norwalk, CT, (April 22, 2010) - Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC ® ), a global, integrated media company, announced winners of its Third Annual WiMAX (News - Alert) Distinction Awards presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

Back in the '60s: Let's Tryst Again

New York Times - Ben Brantley - ‎Apr 25, 2010‎
For a bunch of desk jockeys, the boys from Consolidated Life are surprisingly athletic. In Rob Ashford's revival of the 1968 musical “Promises, Promises,” which opened on Sunday night at the Broadway Theater, the male members of the ...

Fortress Apple

Newsweek - Daniel Lyons - ‎Apr 23, 2010‎
Apple's new iPad is more than just a gorgeous consumer electronics device. It's also a kind of challenge to the Internet itself—or at least to the conventional wisdom of what the Internet is supposed to be all about.