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By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new H1N1 flu virus appears to be fairly widespread in the United States and seems to be hitting mostly younger people, with very few cases reported in people over 50, US health officials said on Sunday.
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US flu tally jumps to 226 as labs catch up The Associated Press
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RALEIGH, NC (AP) - His once-prominent political career is buried and the turmoil of his marriage is playing out in public. Now, John Edwards is facing a federal inquiry.
Elizabeth Edwards writes about husband's affair in book, 'Resilience' New York Daily News
The Lies Of (And To) Elizabeth Edwards Huffington Post
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Des Browne, the former Defence Secretary, arrives in Sri Lanka today on his first visit since its government rejected his appointment as special representative to the Indian Ocean island in February.
Plea for Cease-Fire Help in Sri Lanka New York Times
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By SAEED SHAH ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan on Sunday edged closer to a major conflict with Taliban militants as a controversial peace deal with Islamic extremists in the Swat valley near the Afghan border began to unravel, according to military ...
Pakistan Says It Is Meeting Terms of Peace Deal New York Times
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Pakistan is continuing to expand its nuclear bomb-making facilities despite growing international concern that advancing Islamist extremists could overrun one or more of its atomic weapons plants or seize sufficient radioactive material to make a dirty ...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's choice to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter should be pragmatic, follow the law and not be an ideologue, Democratic and Republican senators said on Sunday.
Justice Souter to be replaced by October, Leahy vows MiamiHerald.com
Senators Urge Obama to Add to High Court Diversity Voice of America
CNN - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Veteran Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter said Sunday that he hopes his recent switch to the Democratic Party will serve as a "wake-up call" to an increasingly conservative GOP.
Specter Re-emphasizes Independence New York Times
Washington Post - 18 hours ago
By Perry Bacon Jr. A group of prominent GOP leaders yesterday launched an effort to improve their party's sagging image, hosting an event at which they did not directly attack President Obama, rarely used the word "Republican" and engaged in a healthy ...
Romney, Cantor: What went wrong Politico
Bloomberg - 16 minutes ago
By David Risser May 4 (Bloomberg) -- Fiat SpA, the Italian carmaker taking a stake in Chrysler LLC, may spin off its automobile operations if it's able to purchase General Motors Corp.
Fiat confirms Opel deal interest BBC News
MarketWatch - 1 hour ago
By Alistair Barr, MarketWatch OMAHA, Nebraska (MarketWatch) -- Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger on Sunday defended the company's foray into derivatives.
Buffett and Munger share lessons of turmoil The Associated Press
New York Times - May 2, 2009
Auto task force members, from left: Treasury's Ron Bloom and Gene Sperling, Labor's Edward Montgomery, and Steve Rattner. By DAVID E. SANGER and BILL VLASIC WASHINGTON - Fresh from pushing Chrysler into bankruptcy, President Obama and his economic team ...
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Washington Post - 18 hours ago
By Jim Hoagland President Obama will not twit, I have been authoritatively informed. Or should that be tweet? Unsure about the correct verb form for sending Twitter messages, I turned for guidance to my authoritative informer, Macon Phillips, ...
Video: Social Networking Fox News
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CNET News - 16 hours ago
by Chris Matyszczyk For a man who has been responsible for some of the more industrial lyrics in the music history, Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor has taken rejection by Apple with a relatively sanguine spirit.
Apple Rejects Nine Inch Nails Application Update Tech Jackal
Hollywood Reporter - 3 hours ago
By Frank Segers The first of 2009's summer blockbusters, 20th Century Fox's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," blanketed the international circuit over the weekend, clawing its way to No.
People Magazine - 31 minutes ago
By Charlotte Triggs and Rennie Dyball Sunday morning, American Idol winner David Cook was still reeling from the death of his older brother Adam, but he didn't let his personal tragedy stop him from serving as grand marshal of Washington, ...
'American Idol' star David Cook's brother Adam dies of brain cancer Entertainment Weekly
Brother of American Idol Champion Dies of Brain Cancer HealthKnowItAll
San Francisco Chronicle - 15 hours ago
Best "Trek" movie villain? How about the best movie villain ever? Khan was strong, sexy and sympathetic, but when it came time to shove a giant mutant space maggot into Chekov's ear, he was ready to throw down.
Eternal ‘Trek' Boston Herald
Chris Pine takes on James T. Kirk in 'Star Trek' Los Angeles Times
MLB.com - 1 hour ago
By Alden Gonzalez / MLB.com ST. PETERSBURG -- Right from the jump, it looked as though it was going to be a long afternoon for starter James Shields on Sunday.
Crawford steals six bases as Tampa Bay downs Boston Seattle Post Intelligencer
Crawford swipes 6 bases in Rays win over Red Sox The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By HOWARD BECK ATLANTA - For the seventh time in two weeks, the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks staged a game without tension or drama, momentum swings or late rallies, or anything else that makes the NBA postseason sizzle.
Comeback season ends as Miami Heat succumbs to Game 7 rout MiamiHerald.com
SI.com - 20 minutes ago
The Hitman had already become the hit man early in Saturday's junior welterweight title defense against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas, twice getting knocked down in the first three minutes.
Lot to like about the new king of boxing The Associated Press
Pacquiao-Hatton: Full report! Fight News
San Jose Mercury News - 46 minutes ago
By Kristin Bender Classes at a Berkeley public school have been cancelled for at least a week because a Berkeley parent and the parent's children are suspected of having swine flu, now referred to as H1N1 influenza.
Orono Schools Close FOX 9 News
Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
By ANDREW BROWNE BEIJING -- The A/H1N1 flu outbreak is leading to a potential diplomatic row between China and Mexico, as Chinese health authorities round up and quarantine scores of Mexicans -- only one of whom is thus far reported to be sick -- as ...
Mexico and China in swine flu row BBC News
Reuters - 5 hours ago
CAIRO, May 3 (Reuters) - Egyptian police fired tear gas on Sunday at garbage collectors who pelted them with rocks and bottles over fears they had come to seize their pigs as a precaution against a new flu virus.
Egypt prepares for pig cull BBC News
Police clash with farmers over pig culling United Press International
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.
Journalists under attack on World Press Freedom Day Daily Star - Lebanon
No freedom -- journalists stopped from doing their jobs Amnesty International USA
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By MARK MAZZETTI and SCOTT SHANE WASHINGTON - The proclamation that President George W. Bush issued on June 26, 2003, to mark the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture seemed innocuous, one of dozens of high-minded ...
The Interrogation Memos and the Law Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - 21 minutes ago
By Shamim Adam and Jason Clenfield May 4 (Bloomberg) -- Asian nations will set up a $120 billion foreign-currency reserve pool by year-end to help revive investor confidence as economies around the region falter amid the worst global recession since ...
Asian countries to work on currency swap United Press International