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President Barack Obama interrupted his press secretary's briefing Friday to announce that he had just gotten off the phone with Supreme Court Justice David Souter, who had called to announce his retirement.
Obama to take lead in pick Chicago Tribune
Souter's decisions were across the spectrum Los Angeles Times
The Associated Press - 53 minutes ago
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - An all-white jury on Friday acquitted two Pennsylvania teenagers of all serious charges against them stemming from the fatal beating of an illegal Mexican immigrant last summer.
Jury Deliberates Teens' Fate In Deadly Beating Trial WFMZ-TV Online
Washington Post - Apr 30, 2009
By Scott Wilson and Spencer S. Hsu The Obama administration has relied on a Bush-era public health strategy aimed at coordinating its response across an array of government agencies in the week since the first reports of a swine flu outbreak emerged, ...
President Obama Marks 100 Days in Office Voice of America
Supporters celebrate Obama's 100 days in office Greenwich Post
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Voice of America - 9 hours ago
By Barry Newhouse Pakistan's military said its forces have killed 55 to 60 Taliban militants in the last 24 hours in heavy fighting in Taliban-held areas of the northwest.
Talks held on Pakistan peace deal BBC News
Pakistani troops battle Taliban militants for fourth day guardian.co.uk
guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago
Sri Lanka has admitted bombing a "safe haven" created for up to 150000 civilians fleeing fighting between Tamil Tiger fighters and the army.
Huge Humanitarian Operation Under Way in Sri Lanka Voice of America
Xinhua - 7 hours ago
BRUSSELS, May 1 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in Thursday's attempted attack on the Dutch royal family rose to seven when a member of the Dutch Royal Marechaussee, or military police, succumbed to injuries in hospital on Friday.
Dutch royal attack driver dies Aljazeera.net
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By Brent Kendall Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--President Barack Obama's first nomination to the US Supreme Court could be an early test for Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter as a newly minted Democrat.
Letters: Arlen Specter, Notre Dame, Chrysler Houston Chronicle
Senate Republicans in flux for high-court hearings The Associated Press
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - One day after saying he wouldn't travel in tight quarters because of the swine flu scare, Vice President Joe Biden rode a train Friday from Washington to Delaware.
Biden to visit Balkan states in mid-May Washington Post
USA Today - 7 hours ago
The official White House Blog calls it "WhiteHouse 2.0." The administration is unveiling its membership in a trio of the social-networking leaders today: Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.
President Obama Employs New Media Tools to Keep Public Up to Date ... eNews Park Forest
Edmunds.com/Inside Line - 1 hour ago
DETROIT - Vehicle sales in April remained at the same 30-year-low levels seen in recent months, but auto executives and analysts believe, just perhaps, the bottom has passed.
Car Sales: Signs of Hope Amid April's Wreckage BusinessWeek
Ford outsells Toyota for 1st time in a year Detroit Free Press
Reuters - 28 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The amount of capital that Citigroup Inc would need to raise after US stress test results are finalized is likely to be "manageable" if the bank needs to raise funds, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Stressing Over Tests for Banks Wall Street Journal
New York Times - 27 minutes ago
By MICHELINE MAYNARD DETROIT - Labor unions usually dread bankruptcy, and for good reason. Their pay, benefits and pensions typically suffer significant cuts, as airline and steel workers can attest.
Comment by Gary ChaisonProf. of Industrial Relations, Clark University
LIVE BLOG Key Chrysler car launches at risk Detroit Free Press
BusinessWeek - 22 hours ago
By Cliff Edwards When Walt Disney (DIS) said it would start streaming shows via online video site Hulu, attention immediately turned to what the deal means for Hulu rival YouTube as well as for CBS, the only major network outside Hulu's orbit.
ABC to Add Its Shows to Videos on Hulu New York Times
Disney joins Fox and NBC as joint venture partner of Hulu Los Angeles Times
msnbc.com - 15 hours ago
InformationWeek - 29 minutes ago
Clearly, the rules of social networking engagement are still evolving. Either these tools are shedding light on business issues, or are they're just a distraction.
Video: Social Networking Fox News
Social media tools gaining importance in business world Terre Haute Tribune Star
Hollywood Reporter - 5 hours ago
By Carl DiOrio Fox appears to have a good jump on the weekend opening for its Hugh Jackman starrer "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," which registered at least $4.5 million in midnight Thursday performances in the US and Canada.
Theatrical Review of X-Men Origins: Wolverine DVDTOWN.com
Reuters - 6 hours ago
By Cristy Lytal LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Moviemaking has finally collided with real life for formerly freewheeling actor Matthew McConaughey, not only in his new romantic comedy "The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," but in his career choices, too.
"Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" sneaks by on McConaughey's charm SuburbanJournals
San Jose Mercury News - 1 hour ago
By Jeff Thomas In a shocking development, it's being reported that some contestants in beauty pageants use certain artificial methods to enhance certain body parts.
Miss California: The anti-gay-marriage martyr extends her 15 minutes Entertainment Weekly
New York Times - 27 minutes ago
By AP MIAMI (AP) - When the Miami Heat needed him most, Dwyane Wade was at his best. Wade scored 41 points, Michael Beasley busted out of a slump with 22 points and 15 rebounds, and the Heat stayed alive by defeating the Hawks, 98-72, on Friday in Game ...
Best players come up short for Hawks Atlanta Journal Constitution
Dwyane Wade's 41 points help Miami Heat force Game 7 MiamiHerald.com
FOXSports.com - 46 minutes ago
by Inside Hockey Why Detroit won: Defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom decided he wasn't going to let his team lose. He scored two goals, included the game-winner with under a minute left.
Wings and Ducks have very different opinions of Brown's big hit on ... Detroit Free Press
Wings Win Opener on Late Goal New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
(05-01) 19:28 PDT -- Even though Friesan Fire swept the three stakes for 3-year-olds at the Fair Grounds this winter, capped by a 7 1/4-length domination of the Louisiana Derby, he brings conflicting issues into the 135th Kentucky Derby today at ...
Kentucky Derby has no obvious favorite San Jose Mercury News
Shaking Off Long Odds at the Derby New York Times
Reuters - 29 minutes ago
BEIJING, May 2 (Reuters) - China has suspended flights to Mexico after Hong Kong authorities confirmed a Mexican traveller who transited through the Chinese mainland had the new H1N1 flu, the government said on Saturday.
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Houston Chronicle - 34 minutes ago
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FOXNews - 6 hours ago
Obama has argued that any intelligence gained by methods his administration deems torture could have been obtained instead by methods that don't violate American principles ideals.
Churchill vs Cheney, Ctd. Atlantic Online
New York Times - 4 hours ago
Nawaz Sharif, the chief political rival of Asif Ali Zardari, the Pakistani president, outside his home in Raiwind recently. By HELENE COOPER and MARK MAZZETTI WASHINGTON - As American confidence in the Pakistani government wanes, ...
Video: Pakistan and Afghanistan - The Presidency, Ep. 13 U.S. News & World Report