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Spanish golf great Seve Ballesteros dies at 54

USA Today - Paul Logothetis - ‎7 minutes ago‎
MADRID - Seve Ballesteros, a five-time major champion whose passion and gift for imaginative shot-making invigorated European golf and the Ryder Cup, has died from complications of a cancerous brain tumor.
SkySports - BBC Sport (blog) - Wikipedia: Seve Ballesteros

Bin Laden home videos expected to be released

USA Today - Lolita C. Baldor, Kimberly Dozier - ‎31 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Americans are expected to get a glimpse of Osama bin Laden's daily life with the disclosure of home videos that show him strolling around his secret compound, along with propaganda tapes that have ...
New York Post - Monsters and - - Salon - Wikipedia: Location of Osama bin Laden

Memphis braces for mighty Mississippi's wrath

USA Today - Adrian Sainz, Cain Burdeau - ‎48 minutes ago‎
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Plastic bottles and tree limbs slowly drifted on the surface of the brown water near Henry Allen's driveway, an ominous sign the flood was coming toward his home in a low-lying area in northeast ...
Fox News - Daily Beast - CBS News - ABC News - Wikipedia: Spring 2011 Mississippi River Floods

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Lakers in a three fall against the Mavericks

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lakers let another late lead slip away in a 98-92 loss at Dallas and are close to elimination unless they can mount a historic comeback.

Sony removes data posted by hackers, delays PlayStation restart

Reuters - Isabel Reynolds, Chisa Fujioka - ‎30 minutes ago‎
TOKYO, May 7 (Reuters) - Sony said on Saturday it had removed from the Internet the names and partial addresses of 2500 sweepstakes contestants that had been stolen by hackers and posted on a website, and said it did not know when it could restart its ...

SYRIA: Syrian soldiers storm coastal town of Baniyas overnight

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Protesters reported that Syrian troops had stormed the coastal city of Baniyas overnight in an attempt to halt demonstrations that began after Friday prayers.

LD Studios Presents: Thor - A review | A reflection

Comic Book Movie - ‎1 hour ago‎
I just got back from a showing of Thor in my country and decided to do a review about it. First up the first after-thought I had for this film (after the post credits of course!

18th ASEAN Summit opens

Xinhua - Fang Yang - ‎1 hour ago‎
JAKARTA, May 7 (Xinhua) -- The 18th ASEAN Summit opened here Saturday with the theme of "ASEAN Community in a Global Community of Nations.

Bruins shed Flyers — and a burden

Boston Globe - Bob Ryan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Must the Bruins keep playing? Why spoil this glorious moment? It's not going to get much better than this, at least until the fans see the Stanley Cup being carried around the ice.

Oil coming down as quickly as it went up

The News Journal - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Crude oil capped its biggest weekly decline in more than two years on Friday, as the death of Osama bin Laden and a strengthening dollar triggered a five-day rout in commodity prices.

Injuries lead to wide-open Kentucky Derby field

San Jose Mercury News - Will Graves, Beth Harris - ‎24 minutes ago‎
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Trainer Todd Pletcher said Uncle Mo "just wasn't right" when he decided to scratch the reigning 2-year-old champion from the Kentucky Derby on Friday due to a lingering and somewhat mysterious stomach ...

U.S. economy adds 244000 jobs

Detroit Free Press - Aaron M. Kessler - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The US economy added 244000 seasonally-adjusted jobs last month, including 29000 manufacturing positions, the Labor Department said Friday.

Celtics showing calm in the face of a storm

Boston Globe - Julian Benbow - ‎3 hours ago‎
WALTHAM - Ever since the Celtics sunk into a two-game hole, there's been a sky-is-falling feel. After all, they've never been in a hole this deep since the new Big Three was assembled in 2007.

Eurozone mulling easier recovery terms for Greece

AFP - ‎1 hour ago‎
ATHENS - Eurozone members are debating milder recovery terms for debt-hit Greece as it struggles to stick to a harsh austerity plan, Greek media said Saturday after emergency talks in Luxembourg.

Herman Cain answers Rick Santorum's slight

Politico - Juana Summers - ‎4 hours ago‎
Herman Cain's camp is firing back at Rick Santorum after the former Pennsylvania senator challenged Cain's electoral viability while on the stump in South Carolina.

Cote D'Ivoire swears in Alassane Ouattara

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, May 7 (Xinhuanet) -- Cote D'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara has finally made it into the presidential palace to be sworn in by the Constitutional Council.

Congress scrambling to draft 'do not track' laws

San Francisco Chronicle - Cecelia Kang - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lawmakers said Friday they will introduce two "do not track" privacy bills that would allow people to block companies from following their activity on the Internet.

Drone Strike Said to Kill at Least 8 in Pakistan

New York Times - Zubair Shah - ‎6 hours ago‎
Missiles believed to have been fired by an American drone killed at least eight suspected militants and wounded four in Pakistan's tribal regions on Friday, according to a Pakistani security official and a resident in the area of the ...

Briefly: Skype vulnerability; Youku on iPhone; Nuance licensing

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎3 hours ago‎
After a security researcher publicized a vulnerability in the Mac version of Skype, the company revealed plans to release a public fix next week.

Molly Wei Takes Plea Deal in Clementi Case - ‎2 hours ago‎
The community mourned the loss of 2010 graduate Tyler Clementi, a gifted musician whose death has become a symbol for gay rights organizations and the epidemic of bullying.

Fannie Mae Falls Back Into the Loss Column

Wall Street Journal - Nick Timiraos - ‎7 hours ago‎
Fannie Mae reported a net loss of $6.5 billion for the first quarter as a weakening housing market dashed hopes that the company had stabilized.

Angels top Indians in 11

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Torii Hunter came through in the 11th inning with an RBI single to give the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians during the opener of a three-game series.

7/7 bombings: A summing up

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
London is one of the great cities of the world, an ethnic and cultural hub, a tourist magnet. In 15 months' time, it will host the Olympics, attracting hundreds of thousands more visitors in a glare of global publicity.

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