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AFP - 11 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he had sacked the top commander in Afghanistan to make way for "new thinking" at a pivotal moment in the seven-year-old war.
Profile: Gen Stanley McChrystal BBC News
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By NICHOLAS KULISH BERLIN - John Demjanjuk of Seven Hills, Ohio, born Ivan Demjanjuk in Ukraine in 1920, was deported for the second time by the United States on Monday, accused of crimes committed as a Nazi death-camp guard.
Suspected Nazi guard Demjanjuk deported to Germany The Associated Press
USA Today - 5 hours ago
By J Pat Carter, AP By Dan Vergano, USA TODAY High overhead, NASA astronauts are scheduled this week to begin repairs on the Hubble Space Telescope .
Atlantis Mission Offers One Last Lifeline to Hubble New York Times
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By Ernesto Londoño BAGHDAD, May 11 -- An American soldier opened fire on comrades Monday afternoon inside a combat stress clinic at a large US military base in Baghdad, killing five and wounding three in an attack that prompted officials to promise to ...
US Soldier Shoots 5 of His Comrades to Death in Iraq New York Times
Five dead at US base in Baghdad after soldier opens fire guardian.co.uk
AFP - 26 minutes ago
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Pope Benedict XVI is to visit Jewish and Muslim holy sites at the heart of the Middle East conflict, and celebrate mass in the valley where Christians believe God will sit in judgement at the end of time.
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Ed Johnson May 12 (Bloomberg) -- The civilian death toll in Sri Lanka is “unacceptably high,” the US said, joining the United Nations and Britain in demanding an end to the conflict after hundreds of mostly ethnic Tamils were killed at the weekend.
UN condemns Sri Lankan 'bloodbath' The Associated Press
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New York Times - 35 minutes ago
“This is a historic day, a watershed event,” said the president, after a meeting with a range of leading health-care providers.
How ObamaCare Will Affect Your Doctor Wall Street Journal
Obama tax proposal would hit securities dealers, life insurance ... Los Angeles Times
New York Times - 34 minutes ago
By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. HOUSTON - A federal judge who presided for nearly two decades in Galveston, Tex., was sentenced to 33 months in prison on Monday for lying to an investigative committee of judges about whether he had sexually harassed his ...
Court worker says she overcame fears to take down powerful judge Houston Chronicle
Disgraced Judge Gets Nearly Three Years in Prison Wall Street Journal
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By CHRISTINE HAUSER The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday refused to give a Navy unit permission for a military flight low over the Hudson River.
Not again: FAA stops military flight over Hudson The Associated Press
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Bloomberg - 57 minutes ago
By Scott Lanman and Steve Matthews May 11 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said he's encouraged by US banks' plans to raise capital after government stress tests and indicated firms need to conduct further internal exams to ...
Bernanke Defends Stress Test, Dollar Wall Street Journal
Bernanke Defends Bank Tests as a Confidence Builder New York Times
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by Ina Fried Those attending Microsoft's TechEd event will not only get to hear about Office 2010, they will also be among the first to get to try it out.
ChannelWeb - 1 hour ago
By Damon Poeter, ChannelWeb The European Union is reportedly preparing to hit Intel with a record antitrust fine later this week, leading some stateside observers to wonder what that might mean for similar legal proceedings the microprocessor giant ...
Tech firms could see fallout from antitrust shift The Associated Press
Multi-Billion-Dollar EU Fine Possible Against Intel InformationWeek
MTV.com - 2 hours ago
'We wanted to really bring him back in the right way,' Roberto Orci says of why the idea never materialized. By Larry Carroll SANTA MONICA, California - This past weekend, $76.5 million worth of people saw Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy ...
'Star Trek' is for everyone! And Spock is hottttttttt. T. Entertainment Weekly
`Star Trek' stuns competition with $79.2M debut The Associated Press
New York Times - 51 minutes ago
From left, Caroline Manzo, Teresa Giudice and Dina Manzo, some of the stars of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” By ALESSANDRA STANLEY All the other housewives, those passels of pampered, primping, social-climbing, Botox-injecting spendthrifts in ...
Best 'Real Housewives' yet? Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
On the day in which a press conference is scheduled to determine Carrie Prejean's reign as Miss California, here's a look at Prejean's own news conference from April 30.
Donald Trump to Decide Miss California USA's Fate People Magazine
Atlanta Journal Constitution - 44 minutes ago
By SEKOU SMITH Finishing with 47 regular-season victories and a first-round playoff series win over Miami won't be enough to send the Hawks into the offseason with a good feeling.
LeBron leads Cavs to another playoff sweep Rotoworld.com
James scores 27 as Cavs win 84-74, sweep Hawks Sacramento Bee
MLB.com - 26 minutes ago
By Anthony Castrovince / MLB.com CLEVELAND -- The energy was back. The fire was back. And the Indians were back in the win column Monday night at Progressive Field.
Indians use offensive showcase to beat White Sox Seattle Post Intelligencer
Pavano beats White Sox to stop Indians' skid Sacramento Bee
USA Today - 16 minutes ago
By David Denoma, Reuters By Kevin Allen, USA TODAY Sidney Crosby forced overtime by scoring 4:18 left in regulation, but David Steckel scored on a deflection at 6:22 of the extra period as the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on ...
Caps Edge Penguins in OT, Stay Alive to See Game 7 Washington Post
Capitals force Game 7 against Penguins Washington Times
Reuters - 31 minutes ago
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has reported its first confirmed case of the H1N1 flu that has sickened thousands of people around the world, the Public Health Ministry said on Monday.
Cuba confirms its 1st swine flu case USA Today
United Press International - 15 minutes ago
BEIJING, May 11 (UPI) -- China Tuesday sought more vigilance against swine flu after the mainland reported its first case of the A/H1N1 virus in a man arriving from the United States.
China Confirms a Swine Flu Case; Starts Quarantine Wall Street Journal
Mainland China reports first swine flu case New York Daily News
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Swine flu has kept classrooms empty for the last two weeks. Armed with new hygiene guidelines, teachers line up students and turn away anyone who looks sick.
Swine flu spreads in world; Mexico opens schools The Associated Press
Voice of America - 2 hours ago
By VOA News Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is "very heartened" by the release of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, who had been convicted by an Iranian court of spying.
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San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
(05-11) 18:21 PDT SACRAMENTO -- California's budget deficit in the coming year will balloon to $21.3 billion if voters reject key ballot measures in the May 19 special election, while the shortfall will be $15.4 billion if voters approve them, Gov.
Schwarzenegger: California's deficit nearly doubles to more than ... San Jose Mercury News
Schwarzenegger: Next year's deficit climbs to $15B The Associated Press
Aljazeera.net - 56 minutes ago
Pakistan's armed forces have put Taliban fighters "on the run", the country's interior minister has said, as the military steps up its offensive in the Swat valley.
Pakistan steps up Swat Valley offensive ABC Online