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ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc engineers using undersea robots maneuvered a massive metal chamber to fit over a gushing ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday in their best chance yet to contain a leak that threatens an environmental ...
Dome to Capture Oil Is Lowered to Near Sea Floor New York Times
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NEW YORK - Regulators and Wall Street officials scoured millions of trades one by one Friday and canceled thousands as they sought to explain a record plunge in the stock market, undo the damage and keep it from happening again.
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany—Helmut Kohl, frail and confined to a wheelchair, returned to public view this week, imploring his countrymen not to abandon the goal he spent his political life pursuing: a united Europe.
EU to Set Up Fund to Prevent Spread of Greek Crisis BusinessWeek
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With the most seats in the British parliamentary elections, but lacking a majority, David Cameron invites the Liberal Democrats to join in forming the new government.
Video: UK Labour, Conservatives Court 3rd-place Party The Associated Press
First hung Parliament for 36 years BBC News
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BEIJING, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Li Changchun, a leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC), watched Friday evening an opera of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) which was adapted from the Chinese classic A Dream of Red Mansions.
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REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Iceland's Eyjafjoell volcano threatened European skies with a new ash cloud Friday raising the risk of more flight cancellations, officials said.
Video: Ash Cloud Adds Time to US-Europe Flights The Associated Press
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WASHINGTON - As President Obama prepares to nominate somebody to succeed Justice John Paul Stevens, his administration appears to be on a collision course with the Supreme Court in legal disputes that will test the limits of executive ...
Kagan's Goldman Ties Won't Hurt Supreme Court Chances Wall Street Journal
San Jose Mercury News - - 4 hours ago
San Jose officials Friday joined those criticizing Arizona's new law that empowers police to detain people suspected of being in the United States illegally.
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
Despite growing unease in the financial markets, the American economy is gathering steam, adding an unexpectedly large number of jobs last month.
Video: Jobs Grow by Most in 4 Years but Jobless Rate Up The Associated Press
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MarketWatch - - 4 hours ago
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Goldman Sachs Chairman and Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein, whose investment bank faces federal fraud charges, received a far friendlier reception from shareholders Friday than he got from ...
Goldman Investors Back Blankfein, Reject Split Role BusinessWeek
Goldman shareholders support Blankfein's chairman-CEO role Los Angeles Times
BusinessWeek - - 4 hours ago
May 7 (Bloomberg) -- American International Group Inc., the insurer rescued by the US, posted profit for the third time in the past four quarters as writedowns narrowed and investment income climbed.
AIG Swings Back Into Black Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 3 hours ago
May 7 (Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj, the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Apple Inc. in its latest salvo over the iPhone and iPad.
Nokia Sues Apple Over iPad The Atlantic
PC World - 4 hours ago
The backlash against Facebook's new anti-privacy policies is only getting stronger. It's time for the social network to respond.
Facebook Targeted by New FTC Privacy Complaint PC Magazine
Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
A federal appeals court ruled last month that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to regulate the Internet. No worries, mate.
MTV.com - - 3 hours ago
Film is on track to make $140 million to $160 million, which could top 'Dark Knight' opening weekend. By Eric Ditzian "Iron Man 2" has landed on US soil, and it's already doing big business.
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New York Times - - 3 hours ago
NASHVILLE - The country music star Brad Paisley was one of hundreds of performers who feared for their instruments this week after the Cumberland River overflowed.
Grand Ole Opry stage sat under 2 feet of water The Associated Press
Historic Opry Symbol Survives Nashville Flood People Magazine
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
By Sports Network Lee Westwood fired a seven-under 65 on Friday to move atop the leaderboard after the second round of The Players Championship.
Westwood leads The Players as low scores continue Orlando Sentinel
Tiger Woods makes the cut, but has a lot of ground to make up at Sawgrass The Canadian Press
USA Today - 2 hours ago
The alleged pimp who police say delivered an underage girl to the hotel room of Lawrence Taylor on Thursday morning told the girl to tell the Pro Football Hall of Famer she was 19, police documents alleged.
Feds: Lawrence Taylor admitted paying for sex The Associated Press
Houston Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
Texans linebacker Brian Cushing won the defensive rookie of the year award and finished second in tackles. The NFL has suspended Texans outside linebacker Brian Cushing four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
Cushing suspended for violating NFL steroid policy Yahoo! Sports
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
A rare strain of E. coli never before associated with foodborne illness in the United States has sickened 29 people in three states, public health officials said Friday.
E. coli outbreak may be from Arizona lettuce farm The Associated Press
BBC News - - 2 hours ago
It is 50 years since the pill was first approved as a contraceptive, finally divorcing sex from pregnancy. But half a century on, our relationship with the tablet credited with revolutionising women's lives is not always an easy one.
Video: 'The Pill' Turns 50 The Associated Press
The Pill: 50 Years Later FOXNews
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Bill Weldon told consumers in an open letter published on Friday on the drugmaker's blog that the recent recalls of some of its medicines were "a disappointment to me" and to the company and its ...
J&J CEO: Will Make Any Changes Needed After Recall Wall Street Journal
Charge filed in sleeping bag body case San Jose Mercury News
Daily Beast (blog) - May 3, 2010
Chuck Burton / AP Photo In an exclusive excerpt from his new book, Tiger: The Real Story, Steve Helling examines why authorities thought he was impaired at the accident scene and why he wasn't charged with DUI despite the efforts of the police.
SI.com - May 4, 2010
AP CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia lacrosse player suspected of killing a member of the women's team told police he shook her and hit her head repeatedly against a wall, according to a court document in the case.
Village Voice - - May 4, 2010
By Tom Robbins By Michael Musto By Michael Musto By Ben Detrick By Tom Robbins By Nat Hentoff By Alexis Jeffries By Tom Robbins By Elizabeth Dwoskin Two years ago, a police officer in a Brooklyn precinct became gravely concerned about ...
New York Times - - May 6, 2010
The French globe-trotting documentarian Thomas Balmès has taken up a delicate and treacherous assignment in his new film. Fanning out around the world - to the plains of Mongolia, the dusty grasslands of Namibia, the high rises of Tokyo and ...
Miami New Times - - May 4, 2010
The pictures on the Rentboy.com profile show a shirtless young man with delicate features, guileless eyes, and sun-kissed, hairless skin.