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Faisal Shahzad Kept Low Profile in US

CBS News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Former Neighbors of Accused Times Square Bomber the Married Father of Two Kept To Himself, Claimed to Work on Wall St. Insight and analysis of the Times Square bomb arrest.

Iran's president defiant in face of new sanctions

The Associated Press - John Heilprin - ‎31 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - After months of campaigning to avert new UN sanctions, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad summed up his case Tuesday and dismissed the threat of further economic penalties over his country's nuclear program.

Trust me, I'm Nick Clegg: How the also-ran stole the show

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nick Clegg, pictured in Liverpool with Kay Cummins, who has leukaemia, has drawn large, enthusiastic crowds. Photograph: Dan Chung for the Guardian Spend a few weeks following the leaders of the three main parties and you soon realise that - regardless ...

Thai protesters hold ground on Bangkok's streets

Reuters - Ambika Ahuja, Jason Szep - ‎10 minutes ago‎
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters in Thailand held their ground on the streets of Bangkok on Wednesday and said they would stay there until Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva sets a date for dissolving parliament.

Ash cloud set to close Scottish airspace

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎

Japan Tries to Backtrack on Base

New York Times - Martin Fackler, Hiroko Tabuchi - ‎12 hours ago‎
TOKYO - Backtracking on a prominent campaign pledge, Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama told angry residents of Okinawa on Tuesday that it was unrealistic to expect the United States to move its entire Marine Corps air ...

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Oil's delayed causes anxiety — and cause for hope

Houston Chronicle - Matthew Tresaugue Houston - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Another day passed today without any sighting of black crude in Louisiana's fragile, productive coastal estuaries, extending the uneasy wait for the spill from the wrecked Deepwater Horizon drilling rig about 40 ...

Biography of Chicago-based Judge Diane Wood

MyFox Chicago - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chicago - Judge Diane P. Wood is currently a federal judge on the US Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals based in Chicago. She was appointed by President Clinton in 1995 and unanimously confirmed by the Senate.

Key Senators in partial agreement on Wall Street reform

Reuters - Larry Downing, Tabassum Zakaria - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Onlookers gather outside the historic Federal Hall where President Barack Obama is speaking in the heart of Wall Street in New York September 14, 2009.

Bailout Fails to Calm Europe

Wall Street Journal - Tom Lauricella, Neil Shah - ‎46 minutes ago‎
International stock and bond markets sank Tuesday, dashing hopes that a weekend deal to bail out Greece would calm investors and stop the government-debt crisis from spreading.

News Corp Raises Outlook For Annual Operating Income

Wall Street Journal - Nat Worden - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--News Corp. (NWSA, NWS) raised its profit outlook for its fiscal year even as the media giant warned that its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings would decline because of the timing of film releases ...

Goldman set to beef up legal team for SEC talks

Financial Times - Henny Sender, Francesco Guerrera - ‎1 hour ago‎
Goldman Sachs is aiming to beef up its team of high-powered legal advisers as it steps up talks with the US Securities and Exchange Commission over accusations of fraud.
Goldman Faces Lawsuits Wall Street Journal

Apple: The Microsoft of Mobile?

Wired News - Eliot Van Buskirk - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Apple could soon be the target of an antitrust investigation by either the Federal Trade Commission or the Department of Justice, according to numerous press reports, with the feds focusing on its new policy requiring developers to ...

Seagate Introduces Flexible FreeAgent GoFlex Storage System

PC World - Melissa J. Perenson - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Seagate has refreshed its line of portable hard drives and introduced its FreeAgent GoFlex system (available in both portable and desktop variants), which encompasses drives, connection modules, and accessories.

Google shifts Chrome into overdrive with upgraded V8 engine

TG Daily - Aharon Etengoff - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Google has shifted its Chrome browser into overdrive with an upgraded V8 Javascript engine that offers a respective performance increase of 30-35% on the V8 and SunSpider benchmarks.

Commerce and Art Slug It Out

New York Times - Patrick Healy - ‎1 hour ago‎
MOST NOTICED Sahr Ngaujah as the Nigerian singer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in the new musical “Fela!,“ which got 11 nominations.

Harry Connick Jr.: Now THAT'S a mentor

USA Today - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Tonight, the American Idols will have a superstar backing them up, says Ryan -- it's Harry Connick Jr. "Tonight, we have a classic theme paired with a classic act," Ryan says, as he introduces the initial video segment on Connick.

Matthew Vaughn Official On "X-Men: First Class"

Comic Book Resources - Kiel Phegley - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Zack Snyder. Mark Steven Johnson. Bryan Singer. This list of directors to bring multiple comic properties to screen is a small group, but it's number officially grew by one today as Matthew Vaughn ...

Ernie Harwell, longtime voice of Detroit Tigers, dies at 92

USA Today - John Lowe - ‎24 minutes ago‎
By Eric Seals, Detroit Free Press By John Lowe, Detroit Free Press Ernie Harwell, the acclaimed Tigers broadcaster whose eloquence and kindness made him a beloved Michigan institution, died Tuesday night after a nearly year-long bout with cancer.

Suns to wear 'Los Suns' jerseys for Game 2

East Valley Tribune - Bob Baum - ‎13 minutes ago‎
The Phoenix Suns will wear "Los Suns" on their jerseys in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, owner Robert Sarver said, "to honor our Latino community and the diversity of our league, the state of Arizona, ...

News Sessions With Woods Are Tenser

New York Times - Larry Dorman - ‎27 minutes ago‎
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Pretournament news conferences with Tiger Woods used to be fairly sedate, predictable events. No more. On Tuesday at the Players Championship, the general atmosphere and the questions and answers were in stark ...

FDA: Tylenol drugmaker knew of contamination

USA Today - Rita Rubin - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Food and Drug Administration inspectors in April found that McNeil Consumer Healthcare, which has voluntarily recalled certain lots of its children's and infants' Tylenol products, knowingly used bacteria-contaminated materials ...

FDA rejects InterMune lung drug, shares fall

Reuters - Bill Berkrot, Susan Heavey - ‎43 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, May 4 (Reuters) - InterMune Inc (ITMN.O) said US health regulators refused to approve its drug to treat lung scarring and asked for a new clinical trial to prove it works, sending its shares down 80 percent.

Rafael, man who became world's first face transplant recipient, meets the press

New York Daily News - Michael Sheridan - ‎5 hours ago‎
AP Rafael, a man who underwent face transplant in March, poses for photo with his mother, Juana. A young man whose face had been disfigured by tumors proudly stood before the media this week.

Five free Windows utilities you should download

CNET - Rick Broida - ‎Apr 30, 2010‎
You know me: I love a good freebie. Today I've got five of them for you, all Windows utilities that solve specific problems and/or make life a little easier.

Rescuing girls from sex slavery

CNN - Ebonne Ruffins - ‎Apr 29, 2010‎
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- Geeta was 9 when she began wearing makeup, staying up until 2 am and having sex with as many as 60 men a day.

My Left Foot: The High Costs of Fallen Arches

New York Times (blog) - Gbenga Akinnagbe - ‎May 3, 2010‎
SEATTLE - I have had pes planus, or flat feet, all my life, and the condition never stopped me from doing anything I wanted to do.

Inside the mind of Boy Genius, whose blog sold for millions

Los Angeles Times (blog) - ‎Apr 30, 2010‎
One boy (now, man) made such a racket for mobile industry executives over the last 3 1/2 years that he seemingly upended how mobile juggernauts approach product leaks.

The Talents of a Middle-Aged Brain

New York Times (blog) - Tara Parker-Pope - ‎Apr 30, 2010‎
After we hit 40, many of us begin to worry about our aging brains. Will we spend our middle years searching for car keys and forgetting names?
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