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US granted access to speak to bin Laden's wives

CNN - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Abbottabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- The United States will be given access to Osama bin Laden's wives, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik told CNN Tuesday.
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US Stock Futures Advance After China Data, Skype Deal

Wall Street Journal - Brendan Conway, Chris Dieterich - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stock futures pointed higher Tuesday as strong Chinese trade data and Microsoft's $8.5 billion deal for Skype Technologies boosted investor sentiment.
MarketWatch - - The Associated Press - New York Times

Mississippi River Crests in Memphis

New York Times - Judith Tackett, Campbell Robertson - ‎1 hour ago‎
MEMPHIS - The Mississippi River crested here Tuesday morning, flooding low-lying neighborhoods in the city but falling short of record levels that would have caused far more damage.
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Arnold/Maria Split -- A Long Time Coming - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Maria Shriver has been "miserable" in her marriage for a long, long time, sources connected with the couple tell TMZ ... and it's all about Arnold Schwarzenegger's "craziness." We're told Maria moved out of the couple's LA mansion months ago.

Face transplant: 'It feels natural' - ‎45 minutes ago‎
BOSTON - The nation's first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter told him when she saw him after the operation was "Daddy, you're so handsome.

Meet Pippa Middleton

New York Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
In the weeks since William and Kate's royal wedding, it seems that the tables have turned. The spotlight now rests on Pippa Middleton, Kate's younger sister who just can't stop turning heads.

Miami Heat Win In Overtime, And Chris Bosh Reminds Everyone Why He's Here

SB Nation - Tom Ziller - ‎1 hour ago‎
Since he joined the Miami Heat, it's been all downhill for Chris Bosh's reputation. But there's a reason he's here, and he's a big reason the Heat have a 3-1 series lead on the Boston Celtics.

North Africa Details Emerging About Airstrikes on Libya

Voice of America - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Details are filtering slowly out of Libya about the effects of apparent NATO airstrikes on the capital Tripoli early Tuesday. Witnesses heard at least five loud blasts in the Libyan capital and watched a plume of smoke drift over the city.

Judges hear arguments on Obama health care law

USA Today - Joan Biskupic - ‎41 minutes ago‎
RICHMOND - Three federal appeals court judges, all appointed by Democratic presidents, will hear arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a new federal health care law that requires most Americans to obtain insurance.

Obama Takes Victory Lap to Border

Fox News - Chris Stirewalt - ‎55 minutes ago‎
“It's about voting for those who represent the Latino community best. Too many Latinos don't vote for who represents them best because of their values.

Rights group: 757 civilians killed in Syria

The Associated Press - Sameer N. Yacoub - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - A Syrian human rights group says 757 civilians have been killed in Syria since an uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime began in mid-March.

'American Idol' parent CKX to be sold to Apollo Global Management

Los Angeles Times - ‎57 minutes ago‎
CKX Inc., the parent of "American Idol" producer 19 Entertainment, has struck a deal to sell itself to a private equity firm.

Maryland Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon Does Have Local Recruiting Ties

SB Nation - Jordan Ruby - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of the biggest questions facing new Maryland coach Mark Turgeon is how he will fare in the local recruiting scene. He played his college ball at Kansas, and hasn't really left the Mid-West since then.

Juicy "Mango"could be great leap forward for Windows Phone 7

Ars Technica - Peter Bright - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft showed off a number of new features planned for Windows Phone "Mango," the major update for the smartphone platform due this fall, at its MIX 11 event in April.

NBA AM: Phil Jackson To The Knicks?

HoopsWorld - Lang Greene - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Los Angeles Lakers, attempting to pull off a three-peat, suffered an embarrassing sweep at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the playoffs, a defeat which has stunned many around the league.

Google Music Set to Launch Tuesday Without Label Licenses

Hollywood Reporter - Antony Bruno - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Sources say Sony Music and Universal proved to be bottlenecks for the cloud-based service, which allows users to upload music to a personal online storage locker, from where they can stream and download files to Internet connected devices.

Whitney Houston -- Banned From Prince Shows - ‎6 hours ago‎
Whitney Houston has lost her Prince privileges ... because sources tell TMZ the Purple One's people became so fed up with her erratic behavior and constant ticket demands ... that she is no longer allowed at his shows. According to our Prince sources, ...

Google puts its chips on developers

CNET - Marguerite Reardon, Stephen Shankland - ‎3 hours ago‎
A stuffed green Android sits on a shelf at Moscone West, welcoming developers to the Google I/O conference. SAN FRANCISCO - Search and advertising still pay the bills at Google, but as the company moves into ...

U.S.-China Clash on Human Rights, High-Tech Restrictions, Exchange Rate

International Business Times - ‎42 minutes ago‎
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | May 10, 2011 9:28 AM EDT US and Chinese officials in Washington on Monday laid out differences on human rights in China, US exports on high technology products, and China's exchange rate as they held ongoing talks to resolve ...

Research Suggests 1 in 7 Strokes Happen During Sleep

U.S. News & World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
TUESDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- About 14 percent of strokes happen while people are sleeping, lowering the chance that they'll be able to get to the hospital in time for a potentially brain-saving treatment, a new study suggests.

GM to add 4200 jobs

Detroit Free Press - Chrissie Thompson, Aaron Kessler - ‎46 minutes ago‎
BY CHRISSIE THOMPSON & AARON KESSLER General Motors plans to kick off a hiring blitz today that will add or preserve about 4200 jobs in eight states, including up to 2000 in metro Detroit, people familiar with the planning said.

Toughing out triple-OT gives Thunder a chance to grow up - ‎1 hour ago‎
Somewhere out there in the near or distant future, if and when the best-laid plans and potential reach fully bloom, this was the night the Thunder will always look back on.

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