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By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will aim on Monday to build support for a sweeping overhaul of the US healthcare system by highlighting a drive for greater efficiency he predicts could save trillions of dollars.
Health-care industry vows to contain costs Seattle Times
Healthcare groups vow to cut spending Los Angeles Times
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'It's looking like this was not an act of nature,' says a commander with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention.
Power tool may have sparked Santa Barbara wildfire The Associated Press
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Pakistan's military is stepping up an offensive against the Taleban, after a weekend in which it said it killed 200 militants in and near the Swat valley.
Video: Up to 700 Militants Dead in Pakistani Raid The Associated Press
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Sir, - With deep joy, I offer Pope Benedict XVI my fervent good wishes on the happy event of his pilgrimage of faith and peace to Jerusalem.
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By Nasreen Seria May 11 (Bloomberg) -- South Africa's appointment of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister and Trevor Manuel as head of a new planning commission is “encouraging,” easing concern that the government will alter economic policy, ...
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By Brian Farkas AP GILBERT, W.Va., May 10 -- West Virginia's governor activated 300 more National Guard troops Sunday, sending them to help residents in the southern part of the state recover from weekend flooding that destroyed at least 300 buildings, ...
Guard Assists Amid Flooding in W. Virginia New York Times
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Lawmakers in Maine legalized same-sex marriage last week, making it the fourth state in New England to do so. (Pat Wellenbach/ Associated Press) By Jenna Russell Two days before he voted to approve same-sex marriage, Larry Sirois stood and faced the ...
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Religious freedom and gay marriage can coexist Los Angeles Times
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday he preferred Rush Limbaugh's brand of conservatism to former Secretary of State Colin Powell's.
Cheney's Model Republican: More Limbaugh, Less Powell New York Times
Washington, D.C.: Cheney doubts Powell's GOP cred Chicago Tribune
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BEIJING (Dow Jones)--Chrysler LLC's global operations, including those in China, won't be affected by the company's bankruptcy proceedings in the US, the auto maker said in a statement Monday.
Experts say GM bankruptcy almost inevitable The Associated Press
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By Aude Lagorce, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Centrica Plc on Monday said it will pay Electricite de France 2.3 billion pounds ($3.5 billion) for a 20% stake in nuclear-electricity generator British Energy after renegotiating the terms of an ...
Centrica confirms deal for British Energy stake Times Online
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By Rafael Nam HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian shares extended their rally on Monday and riskier assets such as the euro held on to recent gains, but warnings about an impending pullback are growing amid weak corporate results and views that any global ...
Credit Suisse Plans Japan Trading Service Wall Street Journal
Most Asia markets extend gains after US job data The Associated Press
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Atlantis is poised to lift off on NASA's final trip to the Hubble Space Telescope. The launch is scheduled for Monday afternoon.
Astronauts Ready For Repair Trip to Battered Hubble Washington Post
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Set to launch this month, Wolfram Alpha promises to be the next big thing from the same guy who transformed mathematical software.
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By Frank Segers The rejuvenated "Star Trek," from director JJ Abrams, blasted off to No. 1 in Australia and other international markets over the weekend, grossing an estimated $35.5 million from more than 5000 screens in 54 territories.
People Magazine - 8 hours ago
By Jennifer Garcia and Pernilla Cedenheim It was business in the front and party in the back for Seal as he donned a fake mullet for an unconventional wedding vow renewal ceremony with Heidi Klum on the Malibu shore.
The Ticker: Celebrity news Chicago Tribune
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ORLANDO -- Glen (Big Baby) Davis rose up glistening in his own sweat like a baby killer whale leaping out of the water. One should be careful in guessing the thoughts of others but in this case it was simple.
Imposing man, even bigger shot Boston Globe
Celtics beat Magic, 95-94, on jumper at final horn Los Angeles Times
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Henrik Stenson wins The Players Championship; Tiger finishes 8th New York Daily News
TPC runner-up Ian Poulter marvels at Henrik Stenson's play Chicago Tribune
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By SAM KHAN JR. Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle Rockets forward Shane Battier, left, harassed Lakers guard Kobe Bryant into his worst shooting day (7-for-17) and point total (15) of the series Sunday.
Lamar Odom's injury gives Lakers one more reason to worry Los Angeles Times
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By AP SEATTLE (AP) - The number of swine flu-related deaths outside Mexico has inched up to five, with the United States reporting its third fatality and Costa Rica its first, both involving men who also had underlying illnesses.
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By Evan Agostini, AP By Cindy Clark, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - President Obama joked about celebrating the "10-day anniversary of my first 100 days in office" at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Sunday.
Obama Delivers the Zingers at Journalists' Dinner Washington Post
San Francisco Chronicle - 58 minutes ago
When California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996, the federal government responded by closing down pot clubs, prosecuting suppliers, threatening doctors who recommended the drug, and successfully battling co-ops and patients ...
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