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1 year after Usama bin Laden raid, no answers from Pakistan on tough US questions

Fox News -
Usama bin Laden was killed by CIA-led Navy SEALS on Sunday night at his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, ending the US' decade-long search for the Al Qaeda leader.
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Supporter: China police acknowledge blind activist's escape was legal

Washington Post -
BEIJING - A friend of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng says police have acknowledged to him that Chen did not break any laws by escaping from house arrest and apparently entering the US Embassy.

Task force meets to look at Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A task force created by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to examine the state's "Stand Your Ground" law in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting meets for the first time Tuesday.

Knicks in Miami: 2 losses and 2 lost starters, after Stoudemire hurt following ...

Washington Post -
MIAMI - Amare Stoudemire draped a towel over his left hand as he walked into the privacy of the New York Knicks' training room an hour after the game, needing a sanctuary from prying eyes.

Indian ferry capsizes drowning more than 100 in Brahmaputra river

The Guardian -
Army divers and rescue workers have pulled 103 bodies out of a river after a packed ferry capsized in heavy winds and rain in a remote part of north-eastern India.

Microsoft aims to disrupt Apple and Amazon

MarketWatch -
Nigam Arora is an engineer, nuclear physicist, author, and entrepreneur and the founder of two Inc. 500 fastest growing companies.

Syrian activists: 11 killed in northern village

The Associated Press -
BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian activist group says 11 people have been killed by mortar shells in the country's north. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says four women and two children were among those killed in Mishmishan village early on ...

Mali junta says 'strangers' behind counter-coup

Reuters Africa -
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's military junta said on Tuesday it remained in control of key sites in and around the capital after an attempted counter-coup backed by foreigners, according to a message aired over state television.

NJ Gov. Christie Shrugs Off Kimmel's Fat Jokes

NBC New York -
At the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, Jimmy Kimmel suggested Chris Christie misunderstood his state's nickname, saying: "It's not the Olive Garden State.

Elizabeth Warren's Native American ancestry claims under fire in US Senate race -
By AP Democratic candidate for US Senate Elizabeth Warren, center, greets Bruce Trotto, of Shrewsbury, Mass., right, owner of Dinky's Blue Belle Diner, during a campaign stop at the diner in Shrewsbury, Sunday, April 29, 2012, as US Rep.

Asian Shares Mixed; China PMI Supports Sydney, But Strong Yen Hurts Tokyo

Wall Street Journal -
By Wei-Zhe Tan SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)--Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday in cautious, holiday-thinned trade as investors fretted over Spain's recession and stuttering US economic growth, with renewed strength in the Japanese yen hurting Tokyo ...

Occupy Wall Street Plans Global Protests in Resurgence

Bloomberg -
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, whose anti-greed message spread worldwide during an eight-week encampment in Lower Manhattan last year, plan marches across the globe today calling attention to what they say are abuses of power and wealth.

China data points towards economic recovery -
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's official purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose to a 13-month high in April, signaling the economy has found a footing and may be recovering from a first-quarter trough, but smaller factories are still struggling.

Romney, Ayotte blast fishery management system in Portsmouth: Say federal ...

Foster's Daily Democrat -
BY JIM HADDADIN PORTSMOUTH - Help is on the way for struggling business owners in the form of presidential contender Mitt Romney, Sen. Kelly Ayotte said Monday during an appearance with the presumptive GOP nominee in Portsmouth.

NJ rethinking high school tests

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Rita Giordano Gov. Christie announced Monday that he wanted to do away with the state's current high school assessment exams and instead use end-of-course tests.

Ahead of the Bell: Research in Motion CEO to speak

San Jose Mercury News -
AP ORLANDO, Fla.—The new CEO of struggling BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. will make his first major speech Tuesday amid the company's difficulties competing with flashier, consumer-oriented phones such as Apple's iPhone and models that run ...

FCC: Google Knowingly Used Street View Cars to Snoop on Emails, Texts

DailyTech -
Did senior level Google Inc. (GOOG) managers know of and condone one of their engineer's audacious schemes to "wardrive" the United States and Europe, using the company's "Street View" cars?

Oracle and Google Await Verdict After Final Battle Over Java Copyrights

Wired News -
By Caleb Garling After giving their closing arguments, Oracle and Google await a verdict in the copyright phase of their epic legal battle over Java and Android.

Evans feels the power of superheroes in 'Avengers'

Vineland Daily Journal -
Chris Evans reprises his role as Captain America in “The Avengers,” which will be released in theaters on Friday. / AP PHOTO AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Evans could feel the power of “The Avengers” from the moment he stepped on set ...

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Who's Complaining For More Compliments?

E! Online -
With the finale less than a month away, there's no room for low scores and heavy criticism. The final seven gave it their all, but not everyone got a glowing review.

SideShow: Bobby Brown tells 'Today' he's not to blame for Whitney Houston's death

Philadelphia Inquirer -
Whitney Houston fans have maligned Bobby Brown as a bad influence on his ex-wife. But the “My Prerogative” singer says he's not to blame for the late diva's death.

Braun has 1st career 3-homer game in Brewers' win

Fox News -
SAN DIEGO - Petco Park caved in to Ryan Braun. Braun had his first three-homer game and added a two-run triple to tie his career high with six RBIs, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

Champion Mavs head home, trailing Thunder 2-0

Fox News -
OKLAHOMA CITY - Last postseason, Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks rode a wave of late-game comebacks to win the franchise's first NBA title.

NHL roundup: Alex Ovechkin lifts Capitals over Rangers

Detroit Free Press -
Washington's Alex Ovechkin puts a shot on goal in the third period Monday night. / BRUCE BENNETT/Getty Images NEW YORK -- Alex Ovechkin's power-play goal with 7:27 remaining snapped a tie and gave the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the New York ...

Kings Blitz Blues Early, Win 5-2 to Go up 2-0

ABC News -
So far, the second round has been a carbon copy of the first for the Los Angeles Kings. Two road games, two wins. Two more, and they will have toppled the top two seeds in the Western Conference.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson goes head-to-head with Roberto ... -
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson accused Roberto Mancini of attempting to influence officials after a furious touchline bust-up with the Manchester City boss at the Etihad Stadium.

Blue-sky ambitions at Blue Origin -
This computational fluid dynamics simulation shows Blue Origin's orbital Space Vehicle with a body flap placed toward the spacecraft's aft end.

Astronaut joins effort to profit from harvesting raw materials in space

Washington Post -
Planetary scientist and Northern Virginia resident Tom Jones is an astronaut who flew on the space shuttle four times. With a long-standing interest in asteroids, Jones recently signed on as scientific adviser for a new company, Planetary Resources, ...

More babies being born addicted to prescription painkillers

Detroit Free Press -
By Robin Erb An increased reliance on prescription painkillers and the resulting addiction has now shown up in the most vulnerable patients -- America's newborns, according to a report published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association ...

Efforts spread to cut family planning services

By Rick Jervis, USA TODAY The Downtown Austin Planned Parenthood Clinic, a center that has been servicing low-income women for four decades, is now scrambling to keep services free.

Specialists may downplay the harms of mammography in younger women -
By Joe Rojas-Burke, The Oregonian Dania Maxwell/The OregonianA Portland woman undergoes screening mammography at a Kaiser Permanente medical office in this August 2011 file photograph.


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