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Nobody seems to think that Elena Kagan, Obama's nominee to replace John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court, will have much trouble getting confirmed.
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BAGHDAD - A man with explosives strapped to his body blew himself up in a crowd, bombers struck a southern city and gunmen sprayed fire on security checkpoints in attacks Monday that killed at least 100 people - most of them in Shiite areas - in Iraq's ...
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New York Times - - 45 minutes ago
ALBANY - The Legislature approved an emergency budget bill on Monday that would authorize Gov. David A. Paterson to furlough about 100000 state employees, roughly half the state's workforce, without pay for one day.
Legislators approve extender, with furloughs Albany Times Union
NY Legislature votes to furlough state workers The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 40 minutes ago
NORMAN, Okla. - Tornadoes have raked Oklahoma City and its suburbs, tossing cars off highways and flipping mobile homes. Two tornadoes touched down in the area during the height of rush hour Monday afternoon.
San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
(05-10) 16:48 PDT FAIRFIELD -- A Suisun City woman who vanished after visiting a Fairfield bookstore last month was the victim of a homicide, police said today.
Video: Body May Be Missing California Nursing Student The Associated Press
Body found in Napa identified as missing woman San Jose Mercury News
BusinessWeek - - 25 minutes ago
May 10 (Bloomberg) -- The euro weakened against the dollar, losing gains after an unprecedented loan package announced by European leaders for the region's most-indebted members.
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Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The US Securities and Exchange Commission and the major trading exchanges agreed Monday a market-wide "circuit-breaker" system should be established to handle the type of market volatility ...
SEC: Exchanges agree in principle to new rules The Associated Press
SEC asks stock exchanges to revisit trading rules Washington Post
BusinessWeek - - 13 minutes ago
May 11 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp.'s top executive didn't grasp how the carmaker's record recalls hurt its reputation in the US until after he traveled there in February, Transportation Secretary Ray ...
US Launches New Toyota Probe Wall Street Journal
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 33 minutes ago
A Twitter bug caused an uproar earlier today, when users discovered that they could force anyone to start following them on the service through an extremely simple exploit.
TG Daily - - 46 minutes ago
Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.
Sprint scraps plans for Google's Nexus One phone The Associated Press
Sprint Nixes Nexus One PC World
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
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MTV.com - - 2 hours ago
Now that the opening weekend for "Iron Man 2" is in the rearview mirror, we've heard from countless critics, comic creators and journalists about the blockbuster follow-up to 2008's "Iron Man" â€” but what about fans?
'Iron Man 2' tops weekend with $128.1M debut The Associated Press
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msnbc.com - 4 hours ago
"I'm not new to live TV," Betty White informed audiences during her opening monologue on the May 8 episode of "Saturday Night Live.
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
Tiger Woods insisted Monday there was no connection between the neck injury that prompted him to withdraw from the Players Championship on Sunday and the injuries he sustained in the car accident in November that unraveled his image.
Woods says neck injury not related to crash The Associated Press
New York Times - 26 minutes ago
By AP In Chicago, where the gold standard for losing is a century and counting, the Blackhawks are feeling only so much heat. If it happens on ice and it involves hitting and scoring, The Times's Slap Shot blog is on it.
NHL.com - 28 minutes ago
The latest goaltending injury jumped up and bit the Philadelphia Flyers in the second period of Monday night's Game 5, as they fought to once again stave off elimination against the Boston Bruins.
Flyers G Boucher suffers injury in 2nd period of must-win Game 5 vs. Bruins The Canadian Press
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Reuters - - 4 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating plenty of nuts can lead to healthier cholesterol levels, but the benefits seem to be greatest for thinner people, those eating less healthy diets, and people with higher levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol and ...
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WebMD - - 3 hours ago
May 10, 2010 -- The popular class of antacids that includes Aciphex, Dexilant, Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec, and Protonix increases the risk of C. diff infection and bone fracture, new studies find.
New Risks Emerge For Some Stomach Drugs Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Agriculture Department announced on Monday new standards to reduce the levels of salmonella and campylobacter in poultry, which the government said if successful, could prevent an estimated 65000 illnesses each year.
New safety rules for U.S. poultry USA Today
USDA strengthens salmonella standards for poultry The Associated Press
Huffington Post (blog) - May 6, 2010
1) Too much money. "Wealthy Christian" should be an oxymoron. In Luke 12:33, Jesus says, "Sell your possessions and give to the poor.
CNN - - 11 hours ago
Women still make less money than men while doing the same jobs, according to government statistics. Dept. of Labor: Women working full time 80 percent of what men earn in same positions (CareerBuilder.
New York Times - - May 9, 2010
At the ripe age of 28, Jon Zimmer is sort of an old fogey. That is, he is obsessive about the sound quality of his music. Mario Suazo, 11, listens to his iPod at the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Huffington Post (blog) - May 7, 2010
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FOXNews - - May 7, 2010
The parent company of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia is rapidly purging thousands of explicit pornographic images from its websites as it prepares to announce a new policy regarding sexually explicit content in response to reporting ...