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Jury scuttles 'jolly Raj-er'

New York Post - Bruce Golding, Kaja Whitehouse - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Greed is not only bad, it could land you in prison for 20 years or more. A federal jury yesterday clipped the wings of high-flying billionaire hedge-fund guru Raj Rajaratnam, convicting the Galleon Group ...
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Whose side is Pakistan's ISI really on?

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
It has been accused of supporting al-Qaida and double-dealing with the CIA. At the same time the ISI, Pakistan's powerful intelligence service, is being targeted by Islamist extremists.
ABC News - Los Angeles Times - Herald Sun - RTT News - Wikipedia: Death of Osama bin Laden

Officials: Bin Laden journal and letters show he eyed small cities, wanted a ...

Washington Post - ‎38 minutes ago‎
( Anjum Naveed / Associated Press ) - A Pakistan army soldier and a police officer stand guard in a street near the house of former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, May 11, 2011.
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Rivers 'leaning heavily toward coming back'

Boston Globe - Bob Ryan - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The hottest coaching commodity has a job. The question is whether or not he wants to keep it. Doc Rivers broke his silence on the matter last night.

Louisiana prepares for flood surge as waters close Mississippi casinos

CNN International - Thomas Andres, Marlena Baldacci - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Tunica, Mississippi (CNN) -- An agonizing three weeks await the residents of three southern states as a historic flood crest slowly worked its way downstream Thursday toward New Orleans along the Mississippi River.

Hands On With the Samsung Chromebook Series 5

PCWorld - Melissa J. Perenson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hang on, folks, because mobile computing has just got a bit more interesting. Google's Chrome OS is finally ready for the wild--two years after its launch—and the Samsung Chromebook Series 5, ...

Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' opens Cannes Film Festival

Philadelphia Inquirer - Harlan Jacobson - ‎1 hour ago‎
CANNES, France - In the never-ending search for a movie that captures the essence of a film festival, it's probably fitting that Cannes opened Wednesday night with Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris.

Worse than bedbugs? Bedbugs with 'superbug' germs found - Jennifer Welsh - ‎2 hours ago‎
ATLANTA - Itchy bites and tossed-out mattresses may not be the only things to worry about during a bedbug infestation. Researchers have found that the tiny bloodsuckers can also harbor antibiotic-resistant ...

Thunder deliver a loud message

Boston Globe - Jeff Latzke - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Kevin Durant howls after a thunderous dunk by Oklahoma City teammate James Harden in the second quarter. (Alonzo Adams/Associated Press) By Jeff Latzke Associated Press / May 12, 2011 OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant scored 19 points, reserve Daequan Cook ...

Cisco's Chambers Ditches Sales Growth Target Amid Strategy Retrenchment

Bloomberg - Joseph Galante - ‎3 hours ago‎
May 11 (Bloomberg) -- William Kreher, an analyst with Edward Jones, talks about Cisco Systems Inc.'s forecast profit and sales that may miss analysts' estimates amid price pressure in the markets for ...

Syrian military intensifies its crackdown on dissidents

Boston Globe - Anthony Shadid - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIRUT - The Syrian military intensified a methodical, ferocious march across the country's most restive locales yesterday, using tanks to shell the country's third-largest city, forcing hundreds to flee and detaining hundreds more in ...

Lindsay Lohan gets 120 days in theft of necklace

Los Angeles Times - Richard Winton - ‎6 hours ago‎
The actress pleads no contest to a misdemeanor. Because of jail overcrowding, she's expected to serve only a fraction of the sentence, either in jail or on electronic home monitoring.

Gingrich woos religious right in presidential bid

San Francisco Chronicle - Matea Gold - ‎1 hour ago‎
Newt Gingrich is entering the 2012 presidential race a familiar face - a 20-year veteran of Congress who served a polarizing turn as House speaker before assuming a career as a prolific political commentator and author.

Fiesta Bowl hit with $1 million fine but remains in Bowl Championship Series

San Jose Mercury News - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP The Fiesta Bowl can remain in the Bowl Championship Series but must pay a $1 million fine, a BCS oversight committee said Wednesday.

Romney tackling health care vulnerability

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney waited until weeks before GOP primary voting began in 2008 to address a big vulnerability in his quest for the presidency - his Mormon faith.

Princess Beatrice to sell royal wedding hat on eBay - Murray Wardrop - ‎2 hours ago‎
It has been derided as one of the biggest fashion errors of the year, compared to a giant lavatory seat and even inspired its own Facebook page.

Cocktail of chemotherapy drugs improves survival with pancreatic cancer

Los Angeles Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
A cocktail of four chemotherapy drugs improves average survival by more than 60% in people with pancreatic cancer, French researchers reported Wednesday.

Morales to have surgery, miss entire season - David Ely - ‎4 hours ago‎
ANAHEIM -- Kendrys Morales' much-anticipated return to the Angels will have to wait until next year. Morales announced Wednesday that he has elected to have a second operation on his injured left ...

North Africa Libyan Rebels Claim Control of Misrata Airport

Voice of America - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Libyan rebels in the besieged western city of Misrata say they have taken control of the municipal airport following days of heavy fighting, seizing large quantities of weapons and ammunition in a significant victory against forces loyal to leader ...

Peavy's quick return to form gives ChiSox good problem - Scott Miller - ‎1 hour ago‎
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Talk about bending over backwards. Following the 10 months of blood, sweat and tears that Jake Peavy put into one of the most impressive comebacks of our time, now the White Sox have become contortionists.

Spain shocked by fatal earthquake

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hundreds of people have spent the night outdoors in the southern Spanish town of Lorca after an earthquake which killed at least 10 people.

US Senator Skeptical Of AT&T Bid For T-Mobile

ITProPortal - Michael Ide - ‎41 minutes ago‎
US Senators have claimed that AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile could have serious implications for the US communications market.

Forces Fire on Protesters in 3 Cities Across Yemen

New York Times - Laura Kasinof - ‎3 hours ago‎
A wounded protester was treated at a field hospital in Yemen's capital, Sana, on Wednesday. By LAURA KASINOF Security forces fired on antigovernment protesters in three cities in Yemen on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and wounding more than 100 ...

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