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CNN - 1 hour ago
TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- An Iranian court started an appeal hearing Sunday for a US journalist imprisoned in Tehran, the woman's father told CNN.
Iranian appeals court to hear US reporter's case The Associated Press
Voice of America - 36 minutes ago
By VOA News A spokesman for a major international organization in Sri Lanka says an early morning aerial attack Sunday in the northern war zone killed 257 people in a hospital and wounded 815 others.
Sri Lankan shelling 'kills 257' BBC News
Sri Lanka official: Artillery kills 257 civilians The Associated Press
Washington Post - 6 hours ago
By Dan Balz and Robert Barnes As President Obama searches for a replacement for Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter, those who know him best think he is looking for a rare combination: a pragmatic barrier-breaker who will be a distinguished jurist ...
David Souter's departure will remake court MiamiHerald.com
Scouring Obama's Past for Clues on Judiciary New York Times
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Voice of America - 27 minutes ago
By VOA News Pakistan has lifted its curfew on the northwestern Swat Valley, giving thousands of civilians the chance to flee intense fighting between government forces and Taliban militants.
Pakistan opens Swat escape routes Aljazeera.net
CNN International - 11 minutes ago
AMMAN, Jordan (CNN) -- Pope Benedict XVI urged greater respect for women Sunday at a historic Mass in the Middle East. Pope Benedict XVI visits King Hussein Bin Talal mosque on Saturday.
Pope leads open-air Mass in Amman stadium The Associated Press
BBC News - 1 hour ago
New South African President Jacob Zuma is set to name his cabinet, following his inauguration on Saturday. Mr Zuma has pledged to tackle the tough economic crisis, widespread poverty and rising crime, but insisted he will not hand out favours to his ...
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CNN - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama drew big laughs at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner Saturday, taking jabs at his administration, his Republican rivals and even himself.
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Thousands of residents were back home Saturday as a blanket of cool, moist air flowing in from the Pacific Ocean tamed a wind-driven wildfire that burned dozens of homes along the outskirts of town during the week.
New York Times - 14 hours ago
By HELENE COOPER WASHINGTON - President Obama on Saturday called on Congress to pass a bill intended to stop credit card companies from imposing certain late fees.
Video: Obama Makes Push for Credit Card Legislation The Associated Press
Obama Urges Credit Card Reform Washington Post
Reuters - 13 hours ago
Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo sold more than $15 billion of shares and bonds, as the two companies rushed to the head of the line of banks looking to raise funds following government stress tests.
Banks Won Concessions on Tests Wall Street Journal
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
Detroit Free Press - 1 hour ago
BY MARK PHELAN • FREE PRESS COLUMNIST • May 10, 2009 Fiat's alliance with Chrysler could pave the way for Ford Motor Co. to offer its stylish little Ka city car in the United States.
VW setting example for other automakers Oakland Press
The new Chrysler will have old flaws HeraldNet
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
PC World - 12 hours ago
European Union (EU) antitrust regulators have set an early June date for an oral hearing during which Microsoft Corp. can defend its practice of bundling Internet Explorer (IE) with Windows news reports said last week.
Windows 7 Ready? Microsoft Tool Provides Answer InformationWeek
BusinessWeek - May 8, 2009
Wireless gods willing (and they're a little recalcitrant right now), I'm going to blog the highlights of Google's annual meeting at the Googleplex, starting at 2 pm Pacific, as well as a press briefing beforehand.
Google Press Day, Live Washington Post
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
Entertainment Weekly - 16 hours ago
Me, I thought it was good. Very good, even. But not great. For me, it was missing a real sense of jeopardy -- the feeling that, just maybe, not everyone would've made it out alive.
On Movies: A director obsessed with time and space Philadelphia Inquirer
The Two Sides of 'Star Trek' New York Times
TMZ.com - 1 hour ago
Miss California Carrie Prejean wants to put a lid on those nude photos that have been posted on the Internet -- stat. We've obtained a cease and desist letter fired off from Carey's lawyer to thedirty.
Will Carrie Prejean lose her precious Miss California crown Monday? Los Angeles Times
Carrie Prejean may Lose her Crown on Monday ChattahBox
New York Daily News - 43 minutes ago
Are you surprised by the news that Manny Ramirez has been suspended for using a banned substance? The truly amazing thing, if you really think about it, is that none of the other guys scared Manny Ramirez straight, no matter how many got caught, ...
Life without Manny: One step at a time for Dodgers Los Angeles Times
A Swing Won't Bail Out Ramirez This Time New York Times
FOXSports.com - 1 hour ago
by Lee Spencer Lee Spencer is senior NASCAR writer for foxsports.com. She also is a correspondent for "Around the Track" on FOX Sports Net.
Martin conquers tricky Darlington Detroit Free Press
Martin's Darlington win is another notch for Hendrick Yahoo! Sports
Detroit Free Press - 42 minutes ago
By VINCE ELLIS • FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER • May 10, 2009 Chuck Daly wasn't a regular at the Palace this season, which was understandable because he was battling pancreatic cancer that eventually claimed his life Saturday at the age of 78.
Coach Chuck Daly dies at age of 78 Philadelphia Inquirer
Coached Bad Boy Pistons, Dream Team Chicago Tribune
San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago
Almost as quickly as it appeared, swine flu has faded as a public health threat - for now. But that could change by winter. Public health experts say the virus has a chance of returning in a new and more dangerous form when the influenza season picks ...
In swine flu, key moments and decisions lie ahead The Associated Press
Flu? What Flu? New York Times
AFP - 1 hour ago
SAN JOSE (AFP) - The death toll from swine flu has topped 50 as Costa Rica reported its first fatality from the virus and Japan and Norway joined a growing list of nations with confirmed cases.
Developments on swine flu worldwide The Associated Press
Costa Rican flu victim dies Philadelphia Inquirer
Reuters - 3 hours ago
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
By Eric Bailey and Evan Halper Would limit the growth of government spending. Would require lawmakers and the governor to boost rainy-day reserves during boom times from 5% to 12.5% of the general fund and put new restrictions on tapping the reserves.
State's future at stake in May 19 vote San Francisco Chronicle
California's education community split on Prop. 1B San Jose Mercury News
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Officials in Afghanistan have said dozens of civilians were killed by US airstrikes during clashes in Farah province. But a report on early findings says Taliban used civilians as human shield.
AFP - 30 minutes ago
MOSCOW (AFP) - Moscow on Sunday suffered its worst fire in decades when a gas pipeline blast sent flames bursting into the sky and raised new concerns about the security of Russia's ageing energy infrastructure.