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Embarrassments for US, Western allies after killing of bin Laden

Xinhua - Chen Zhi - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden earlier this month in a raid by US special task forces, which was announced by US President Barack Obama, has shocked the world.
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Memphis vs the Mississippi...Angry Pakistanis

9&10 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TIPTONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis is hoping for the best as the Mississippi River nears its crest, while some Kentucky residents upstream have headed home, hoping the worst is over.
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At least 6 dead in sectarian clashes outside Cairo church

CNN International - Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, Ian Lee - ‎1 hour ago‎
Egyptians gather as firefighters extinguish a blaze at a church following clashes at another church between Muslims and Christians in Cairo on Sunday.
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No risk, no reward for Mosley, fans - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Mark Kriegel is the national columnist for He is the author of two New York Times best sellers, Namath: A Biography and Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich, which Sports Illustrated called "the best sports biography of the year.

Greece May Want Bailout Fund to Buy Its Debt

Wall Street Journal - Costas Paris, Alkman Granitsas - ‎1 hour ago‎
ATHENS—Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou said Saturday that Greece was exploring the possibility of having a European bailout fund buy its debt if the government is unable to access capital markets ...

10 Reasons Why Everbody Should See The Movie "Thor!"

Comic Book Movie - ‎2 hours ago‎
1. If you haven't read the Thor comics, than the movie will explain some of the major details- Thor is Odin's Son; Odin is the all father; Loki is the son of the frost giant King, & was “rescued” by Odin to be raised “in the Asguardian way.

Sex, coffee may boost risk of brain aneurysm rupture

USA Today - Randy Dotinga - ‎4 hours ago‎
If you have a brain aneurysm, drinking coffee, having sex or even getting angry may boost the risk of it rupturing, a new study suggests.

Paula Abdul Closes Deal to Join Simon Cowell as 'X Factor' Judge

Hollywood Reporter - Matthew Belloni - ‎1 hour ago‎
Paula Abdul will reunite with Simon Cowell on The X Factor. Sources tell THR that Abdul's deal is finally done for her to join Cowell and previously announced judges Cheryl Cole and Antonio "LA" Reid on the highly-anticipated singing competition, ...

Taliban sustain Kandahar attack

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Afghan security forces are battling Taliban insurgents for a second successive day inside the southern city of Kandahar. Two policemen and two civilians have been killed in the fighting, and 46 other people have been injured.

Outsider Animal Kingdom surges to surprise victory in Kentucky Derby

The Guardian - ‎21 minutes ago‎
John Velazquez celebrates riding Animal Kingdom to victory in the 137th Kentucky Derby. Photograph: Michael Conroy/AP Animal Kingdom, a 20-1 outsider, gave his jockey John Velazquez and British-born trainer Graham Motion their first victories in the ...

Threat of regime collapse in Syria creates uncertainty in region

Boston Globe - Liz Sly - ‎3 hours ago‎
A girl held a poster critical of Syria's president, Bashar Assad, outside the Syrian embassy in London yesterday. (Andrew Winning/ Reuters) By Liz Sly BEIRUT - The toppling of the presidents in Tunisia and Egypt precipitated a tumult of revolutionary ...

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Boston Globe - Gary Washburn - ‎1 hour ago‎
Somewhere in suburban Indianapolis, Larry Bird watched Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series last night and felt a kindred spirit with Rajon Rondo.

Libyan forces destroy Misrata fuel tanks

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhuanet) -- Libyan government forces have rocketed the main fuel depot in Misrata. The attack on early Saturday intensified a two-month siege on the rebel-held city that has claimed civilian lives and prompted warnings of a ...

Is America safer now that Osama bin Laden is dead?

Bethany Beach Wave - ‎27 minutes ago‎
DELMAR -- Dial the telephone number at the Wood Creek Golf Community. The line is busy. OCEAN CITY -- Locals and visitors looking to get their fix of alligator sausage sliders and... SNOW HILL -- The attorney for an Ocean Pines real estate agent has ...

Singapore PM may be preparing ground for change

Reuters - Raju Gopalakrishnan, Kevin Lim - ‎58 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE, May 8 Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, re-elected on Sunday as his People's Action Party won its toughest ever general election, could be preparing the city-state for some of its most sweeping ...

Fallen Navy SEAL honored with warship

USA Today - Pat Wellenbach - ‎4 hours ago‎
BATH, Maine (AP) - The mother of a Navy SEAL killed in a firefight in Afghanistan christened a warship bearing her son's name on Saturday as the leader of US special forces said those who died that day would be comforted to know that al-Qaida leader ...

Hochman: Even Zen might not help LA Lakers

Denver Post - Benjamin Hochman - ‎1 hour ago‎
How crazy is it that Marc Gasol might be in the Western Conference finals but Pau Gasol probably won't be? Such is the reality in this madcap and maddening NBA postseason.

China iPad 2 frenzy causes Apple Store scuffle in Beijing

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎15 hours ago‎
Just one day after Apple's iPad 2 launch drew long lines in China, conflicting reports emerged Saturday regarding an alleged altercation at an Apple Store in Beijing.

Indonesian Plane Crash Hurts Country's Air-Safety Initiatives

Wall Street Journal - Andy Pasztor - ‎1 hour ago‎
The crash of an Indonesian turboprop Saturday on a domestic flight -- with early indications of more than two dozen fatalities -- follows a string of accidents in recent years that have undermined international confidence in the safety ...

Sony: More testing needed before PlayStation relaunch

CNET - Edward Moyer - ‎14 hours ago‎
Sony's breached PlayStation Network may well be offline longer than the company had expected, according to a Sony executive. In a post on Sony's PlayStation.

Lady Gaga Has A Monster's Ball In HBO Special

Idolator: All About The Music - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lady Gaga may feel “like a loser” backstage at Madison Square Garden, but when she steps on stage for her HBO special, she is the ringleader of her own circus - in complete control of her little monsters, whether she's battling an oversize “fame ...

McCutchen, Wood lead Pirates over Astros

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Andrew McCutchen and Brandon Wood both doubled home a pair of runs to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros in the middle installment of a three-game series at PNC Park.

David Beckham in car crash

Monsters and - Gavin Wilson - ‎56 minutes ago‎
David Beckham is recovering after he was involved in a car crash in Los Angeles. Stock photos of David Beckham and his Cadillac. US reports claimed that the soccer star was involved in a collision in a black ...


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