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(CNN) -- An air-supported roof over the Dallas Cowboys' practice field collapsed during a heavy thunderstorm Saturday afternoon, leaving 12 people injured, authorities said.
Dallas Cowboys' indoor practice facility collapses Dallas Morning News
Washington Post - 40 minutes ago
David H. Souter's house in Weare, NH, a rural town where the Supreme Court justice has said he finds "restoration." He will return there this summer as he retires from the bench.
David H. Souter: Justice Unbound New York Times
Former Pa. Supreme Court Chief Justice Cappy dead Philadelphia Inquirer
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UN satellite pictures obtained by the BBC appear to show shelling damage in a government-designated safe zone for civilians in north-eastern Sri Lanka.
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President Barack Obama's administration is reaching out to Pakistan's opposition leader, Nawaz Sharif, in the face of the country's worsening security crisis as it battles the Taliban.
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United Press International - 7 hours ago
APELDOORN, Netherlands, May 2 (UPI) -- The Dutch Defense Ministry said the death toll from a suspected attack on the royal family on Queen's Day has reached seven.
Dutch 'royal attack' death toll rises CNN International
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By Ernesto Londoño and Dlovan Bwari BAGHDAD, May 2 -- An Iraqi army soldier opened fire on American soldiers Saturday in northern Iraq, killing two and wounding three in an incident that raised fresh concerns about extremist infiltration of Iraq's ...
2 US soldiers killed in Iraq United Press International
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Christian Science Monitor - 7 hours ago
By Jimmy Orr | 05.02.09 Same goes for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He all but quoted Ozzy Osbourne on Friday when he said the Pennsylvania senator's decision to switch parties simply meant, “He's just come home.
Specter's call to switch parties long in the making The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
US Supreme Court Vacancy An Early Test For Sen Specter Wall Street Journal
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - With its party struggling to define itself, a group of prominent Republicans launched a listening tour Saturday in a bid to boost the GOP's sagging image and regroup for future elections.
The Associated Press - 8 hours ago
This coming week, Bishop Thomas Wenski of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando, Fla., will take the unusual step of celebrating a Mass of Reparation, to make amends for sins against God.
GOD IN GOVERNMENT : The Best From This Week's Blog Washington Post
Washington Post - 25 minutes ago
By Josh Funk AP OMAHA, Neb., May 2 -- Billionaire investor Warren E. Buffett spent Saturday praising the decisions US officials made to try to right the economy in the midst of a "financial hurricane" and defending the ones he made to help his company ...
Buffett Says Bets May Cost His Company Money New York Times
Berkshire expects first-quarter profit CNNMoney.com
New York Times - 7 hours ago
Thomas Lauria, front, who represents a committee of the secured creditors, didn't raise any objections to various motions Friday.
Comment by Gary ChaisonProf. of Industrial Relations, Clark University
Bankruptcy reality sets in for Chrysler, workers Detroit Free Press
Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
By Christopher Scinta and Mike Ramsey May 2 (Bloomberg) -- Chrysler LLC, intent on a quick bankruptcy, will ask court approval to auction off most of its assets in three weeks to a new company managed by Italian automaker Fiat SpA, a person familiar ...
Chrysler expected to sell assets to Fiat Washington Post
BusinessWeek - Apr 30, 2009
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
InformationWeek - 21 hours 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
BusinessWeek - Apr 30, 2009
Motorola reported its first-quarter results this morning, and not once did co-CEO Sanjay Jha mention his company's plans for Windows Mobile.
CORRECT: Motorola 1Q Loss Widens, But Company Cuts Costs Wall Street Journal
Motorola Hangs Smartphone Future on Android PC Magazine
Hollywood Reporter - 9 hours ago
By Carl DiOrio Fox's Hugh Jackman starrer "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" didn't need to claw its way to No. 1 over the first day of the summer boxoffice season.
'Wolverine' takes in $35 million on Friday Los Angeles Times
`Wolverine' has box-office bite with $35M debut The Associated Press
Reuters - May 1, 2009
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.
People Magazine - 5 hours ago
By Charlotte Triggs Photo by: AP Friends say Las Vegas showman Danny Gans's final performance Wednesday night was one of his best, making it even more shocking that he was found dead early Friday morning of unknown causes.
Las Vegas Entertainer Danny Gans, 52, Dies Us Magazine
Remembering Las Vegas superstar impressionist Danny Gans Minneapolis Star Tribune
New York Times - 7 minutes ago
By JOE DRAPE LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sometimes the horse-racing game brings you to tears. Sometimes it feels right to be wrong. And always it is better than OK when a man in a black cowboy hat and an almost handlebar mustache, a Cajun jockey with more horse ...
Woolley comes out of nowhere to win Derby The Associated Press
50-1 long shot Mine That Bird wins Kentucky Derby in stunning upset New York Daily News
ESPN - 28 minutes ago
By David Grening LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- If Larry Jones had any second thoughts about retiring at year's end, Saturday's 135th Kentucky Derby erased them.
Top trainers, owners frustrated again at Kentucky Derby The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Jones upbeat after Derby disappointment The Associated Press
MLB.com - 5 hours ago
By Lyle Spencer / MLB.com In the category of the truly improbable, journeyman Matt Palmer, making his fifth Major League start at age 30, outdueled CC Sabathia on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
Matt Palmer wins duel with CC Sabathia Los Angeles Times
VENUE: Yankee Stadium CBSSports.com
Reuters - 4 hours ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico accused China on Saturday of imposing a discriminatory quarantine in a Hong Kong hotel where a Mexican fell ill with the new swine flu virus, and it advised its citizens to stay away from the Asian nation.
Quick Action by Hong Kong Reflects Experience of SARS New York Times
Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
The pace of H1N1 infections appears to have slowed, with the number of cases reaching 195 in the US and 763 worldwide. The infectious disease alert stands at Phase 5. By Thomas H. Maugh II Although the pace of new H1N1 infections seemingly slowed on ...
AP: Worldwide flu cases top 700 USA Today
Swine flu spread 'not sustained' BBC News
Reuters - 1 hour ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Major international organisations issued a joint statement on Saturday stressing the safety of pork products, following a series of export bans imposed in the name of public health amid a new disease outbreak.
UN-WTO: No need to ban pork due to swine flu The Associated Press
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
By Patrick Leahy THE OBAMA administration's decision to release more Bush-era memoranda, which sought to rationalize torture, shows that President Obama is following through on his promise to ban torture and to provide transparency to our government.
CNN - May 1, 2009
(CNN) -- "Global declines in press freedom" persisted last year, with setbacks highlighted in Israel, Italy, Taiwan, Hong Kong and elsewhere across the world, an annual survey said Friday.
Global Press Freedom Declines Voice of America
World Press Freedom Day to be observed today The News International
USA Today - Apr 30, 2009
Good morning from The Oval. At last, the 101st day of Barack Obama's presidency has arrived. This is also a special day for the presidency itself; 220 years ago, George Washington took the oath of office as the nation's first president.
Video: At 100 Days, Obama Confident, but Not Content The Associated Press
Obama doesn't enjoy ‘meddling in private sector' Bizjournals.com