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Bin Laden's death does not need to be proved with a photograph

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama is right to stop publication of any of the "gruesome" death photos of Osama bin Laden. If there are people who believe that Bin Laden is still alive, no photograph will make them accept that he is not.
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Limits put on photos at S.C. debate | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-05-06

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎17 minutes ago‎
AP WASHINGTON - News agencies, including the Associated Press, protested limits on media coverage of the Republican presidential debate Thursday by its organizers.
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At Ground Zero, Obama quietly completes circle

The Seattle Times - Sally Jenkins - ‎2 hours ago‎
Before the president stood a flower wreath meant to signify closure for families of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, four days after after US commandos killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
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Bin Laden raid response defended in Pakistan

San Francisco Chronicle - Jane Perlez - ‎1 hour ago‎
In an effort to dispel criticism of Pakistan's handling of the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a senior Pakistani official told reporters Thursday that two Pakistani F-16 fighter jets were airborne as soon as the Pakistan military knew about the ...

NBA news and notes, May 5

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎26 minutes ago‎
AP Lakers forward Ron Artest has been suspended from tonight's Game 3 of Los Angeles' second-round series against the Mavericks for hitting Dallas guard JJ Barea in the face with a forearm.

As Sony Recovers, It Faces Challenges From Hackers, Customers & Congress

Mashable - Ben Parr - ‎1 hour ago‎
By now you've probably heard about the cyber attack that took down the PlayStation Network and compromised user account information.

Brent rises over $111 after 10 pct rout

Reuters - Francis Kan, Clarence Fernandez - ‎35 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE, May 6 (Reuters) - Brent crude rose 1.3 percent to more than $111 a barrel on Friday and US crude climbed back above $100 as oil rebounded from a record rout in the previous session that wiped as much as 10 percent from the ...

Long shots, first-timers living their Kentucky Derby dreams

USA Today - Tom Pedulla - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Derby always has been a playground for dreamers, never more so than this year. By Scott McIntyre, Louisville Courier-Journal The famed twin spires loom over a horse working out on the backstretch last ...

Flooding forces more evacuations along Mississippi, Ohio rivers

CNN International - ‎45 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Authorities ordered more evacuations near the Mississippi and Ohio rivers as flood waters continued to surge early Friday, drenching farmlands, highways and homes.

Box office preview: Mighty 'Thor' ready to rule the weekend

Entertainment Weekly - John Young - ‎4 hours ago‎
Although this year's box office still trails 2010 by 16 percent, Fast Five's monster $86.2 million debut last weekend was definitely a step in the right direction.

Syria Strains Turkey's 'No Problems' Foreign Policy

NPR - Kelly McEvers - ‎30 minutes ago‎
AP Syrian men carry bread loaves during a protest against President Bashar Assad's regime in the coastal town of Banias on Tuesday.

Commodity rout fizzles, shares down

Reuters - Saikat Chatterjee - ‎1 hour ago‎
A worker packs an ingot of 99.99 percent pure silver, which weighs 30 kilos (66 lbs), at the Krastsvetmet nonferrous metals plant in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 28, 2011.

Prosecutor: Sal DiMasi hit up Gov. Deval Patrick

Boston Herald - Laurel J. Sweet - ‎2 hours ago‎
The shocking corruption trial of former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi will drag Beacon Hill politicking from the back room to the courtroom, while schooling taxpayers on what extremes those in power - including Gov.

'Thor': A superhero with a hammer learns some lessons

Philadelphia Inquirer - David Hiltbrand - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Thor has the lumbering gait of a film fashioned by committee. All the requisite ingredients are wedged in: romance, redemption, a giant invincible robot.

Nation + world: Maryland's Williams retires from coaching

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams announced his retirement Thursday, saying "it's the right time" for him to end a career that included leading his alma mater to the 2002 national championship.

Libyan opposition outlines post-Gadhafi 'road map'

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
ROME (AP) - The Libyan opposition has outlined a political transition for the country if and when Moammar Gadhafi falls, telling an international conference of plans to install an interim government while a constitution is drafted and parliamentary ...

LastPass security breach alarm sows confusion, CEO says threat is minimal

International Business Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By IB Times Staff Reporter | May 6, 2011 1:30 AM EDT People who prefer to store their numerous, ever-growing list of passwords in the cloud were in for a big surprise when LastPass revealed earlier in the week a possible security breach in its networks ...

Credit will save stock bulls in next 'flash crash'

MarketWatch - Jon Markman - ‎3 hours ago‎
SEATTLE (MarketWatch) - An unintended, unexpected, unprecedented crisis of liquidity among high-frequency traders on May 6, 2010 undercut the deepest roots of stock investors' confidence in the fair operation of markets - a ...

ARM plays down threat from Intel's 'revolutionary' chip - Jamie Dunkley, Matt Warman - ‎2 hours ago‎
ARM Holdings has played down fears that a revolutionary chip breakthrough by rival Intel will take a bite out of its future earnings.

Canucks power past Predators | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-05-06

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎17 minutes ago‎
AP AP NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Ryan Kesler broke a tie with a power-play goal at 7 minutes, 28 seconds of the third period, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators, 4-2, on Thursday night to take a three-games-to-one lead in their Western ...

Apple iOS 5 Could Deliver Over-the-Air Updates to iPhones: Report

eWeek - Nicholas Kolakowski - ‎4 hours ago‎
Apple's iOS 5 may be capable of receiving over-the-air updates for both AT&T and Verizon iPhones, according to a new report.
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