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World leaders react to news of bin Laden's death

CNN International - Hamid Karzai - ‎24 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- World reaction poured in early Monday after President Barack Obama's announcement that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan.
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Donald Trump responds to President Obama

The State Column - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Donald Trump pushed back Sunday at President Barack Obama, saying the president made him the “focus of the evening” during the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Reuters - Politico - CNN International - Wikipedia: Timeline of the Presidency of Barack Obama

A step closer to sainthood

Long Beach Press-Telegram - Nicole Winfield, Vanessa Gera - ‎7 minutes ago‎
AP Faithful crowd St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, May 1, 2011. Pope Benedict XVI beatified Pope John Paul II before more than a million faithful in St. Peter's Square and surrounding streets Sunday, ...
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In a flash, Wade turned up Heat

Boston Globe - Gary Washburn - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Doc Rivers calls for a timeout after Dwyane Wade (3) drilled a 3-pointer to put Miami up, 87-74. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) By Gary Washburn MIAMI - Nearly as important as the Heat defeating the Celtics yesterday at AmericanAirlines Arena was Dwyane ...

Lingering stalemate bodes ill for Libya crisis

Xinhua - Deng Yushan, Wei Jianhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, May 2 (Xinhua) -- Famous British author Agatha Christie's words from decades ago seem painfully accurate to what is unfolding in Libya today: One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles ...

Google Calls Location Data 'Valuable'

Wall Street Journal - Amir Efrati - ‎9 hours ago‎
Google Inc.'s collection of location information from millions of mobile devices and personal computers is "extremely valuable" to the company's future business, according to an email written by a Google product manager last year.

Tokyo Shares End Higher On Bin Laden's Death, Earnings

Wall Street Journal - Kana Inagaki - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TOKYO (Dow Jones)--Tokyo stocks rose Monday as investors received a surprise boost from news of the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden while concerns about post-quake earnings in Japan receded.

Phillies crowd erupts in chants of 'USA!' upon bin Laden news

USA Today - Jorge L. Ortiz - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The chant sounded so out of place, even in the city where the declaration of independence was signed. As the host Philadelphia Phillies were engaged in a tight game with the New York Mets, which the visitors eventually won ...

Indian manufacturing activity accelerates: index

AFP - ‎57 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI - India's manufacturing activity grew at the fastest pace for five months in April, a key index showed Monday, raising chances of another hike in interest rates to tame inflation.

Capitals fall into 0-2 hole

Boston Globe - ‎28 minutes ago‎
AP / May 2, 2011 Vincent Lecavalier did Alex Ovechkin one better. Now Lecavalier's streaking Tampa Bay Lightning are halfway to eliminating Ovechkin's top-seeded Washington Capitals.

Death toll after vicious southern storms reaches 345

Boise State University The Arbiter Online - ‎58 minutes ago‎
COURTESY/MCT CAMPUS Charles Johnson helps salvage goods from a house in Winston County, Mississippi, on Friday, April 29, 2011, after a tornado struck the area on Wednesday.

'Fast Five' zooms to No. 1 at box office

Philadelphia Inquirer - Tirdad Derakhshani - ‎1 hour ago‎
The year's biggest movie opening was neither a beautiful biopic nor a daring documentary. No, it was Fast Five, the fifth movie in the Fast and the Furious franchise.

Struggle Looms on Controlling Deficit Spending

New York Times - Carl Hulse - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - With Congress returning this week to confront an administration demand to raise the federal debt limit, Democrats and Republicans are in general agreement that the step should be accompanied by new controls on deficit ...

'The Celebrity Apprentice' recap: NeNe Pulls a No-No

Entertainment Weekly - Dalton Ross - ‎2 hours ago‎
I know you're expecting me to start this week's Celebrity Apprentice recap with a blow-by-blow account of NeNe's verbal beatdown of Star Jones, but let's be honest, if I did that we'd be here all day.

Fight over levee goes to high court | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-05-02

Philadelphia Inquirer - Jim Suhr - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP CAIRO, Ill. - A legal fight over whether the Army Corps of Engineers should blast open a levee to relieve the rain-swollen Mississippi River went to the nation's highest court Sunday as the Illinois town the breach is meant to help ...

Sony execs apologize for network breach

Washington Observer Reporter - ‎8 minutes ago‎
AP AP TOKYO - Sony executives bowed in apology Sunday for a security breach in the company's PlayStation Network that compromised the personal data of some 77 million accounts on the online service.

Our freedom is now closer

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
When, at the start of this year, Palestinians around the world marked the anniversary of the 2008-09 Israeli war on Gaza, few could see any hope.

Endeavour's launch delayed at least a week

Denver Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space shuttle Endeavour's final launch is off until at least the end of the week because technicians need to replace a switch box in the engine compartment, NASA said Sunday.

Tepco Considers Air-Based System to Cool Water From Reactors

Bloomberg - Yuji Okada - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tokyo Electric Power Co. is considering installing an air-based system to cool water from reactors at its crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear station once it is able to circulate fluids ...

Marc Cuniberti: Great expectations — inflation in America

The Union of Grass Valley - ‎1 hour ago‎
Consumers listening to inflation comments from the Federal Reserve must be scratching their heads. Ben Bernanke, the head of the Federal Reserve, continually tells us inflation is either subdued or transitory.

Bid to end Yemen conflict nears collapse

Boston Globe - ‎24 minutes ago‎
AP / May 2, 2011 SANA, Yemen - A deal to end Yemen's political crisis neared collapse yesterday after the country's embattled president refused to sign it, leaving a deadlock that threatens to plunge the impoverished Arab nation and key United States ...

Buffett Says Sokol Affair Won't Tarnish Long Record

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chief Executive Warren Buffett doesn't believe the controversy about a recently departed executive will have a lasting impact on his reputation, the billionaire investor said Sunday.

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