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Pakistanis Vote as Violence Mars End of Vibrant Campaign

New York Times - ‎54 minutes ago‎
LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistanis went to the polls in high numbers on Saturday, in a vote that carried the historic prospect of the country's first fully democratic political cycle despite fresh violence from Taliban insurgents.
Pakistani officials keep polls open as voters report 'happy' atmosphere
Voting closes in Pakistan, 'huge' turnout in Punjab: official
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West Wing briefly evacuated due to smoke, Secret Service says

CNN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- The West Wing of the White House, including the press area, was briefly evacuated Saturday out of an abundance of caution as authorities investigated the source of smoke coming out of a mechanical closet, a Secret Service spokesman told CNN.
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Trenton hostage standoff enters second day with armed man holding kids after ...

The Star-Ledger - - ‎36 minutes ago‎
TRENTON - The standoff between an armed man barricaded in his South Ward home with children as hostages stretched into a second day as negotiators continue to coax him from the house where law enforcement sources say he killed his girlfriend and her ...
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DNA Test Shows Ohio Kidnap Suspect...

ABC News - ‎5 minutes ago‎
As relatives of the Cleveland kidnapping and rape suspect recounted claims of his unnerving paranoia and violent outbursts, DNA testing confirmed the man accused of holding three women captive for nearly a decade is the father of a 6-year-old girl who also ...
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Spacewalking astronauts hunt for big station leak

Fox News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Two astronauts are taking a hastily planned spacewalk to find and, possibly, fix a serious leak at the International Space Station.
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Car bombs kill 20 in Turkish town near Syrian border

Reuters - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By Ece Toksabay. ISTANBUL | Sat May 11, 2013 9:29am EDT. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twin car bombs killed at least 20 people near Turkey's border with Syria on Saturday, increasing fears that Syria's civil war was dragging in neighbors and drawing a swift ...
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Woman found alive in Bangladesh rubble recovering - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎28 minutes ago‎
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - A woman found alive in the rubble of a garment factory that collapsed more than two weeks ago is recovering in a hospital, but has trouble sleeping and sometimes grips the nurses' hands in panic, doctors said Saturday.
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Rodman Says He'll Ask North Korea to Free American

New York Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dennis Rodman, the flamboyant former basketball player who has managed to engage with North Korea's leader - something United States officials have been unable to do - said he planned to return to the North to try to gain the release of an imprisoned ...
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Clinton remains GOP focus as administration defends Benghazi talking points
1 hour ago
Written by
Carrie Dann
Emails show the State Department and the White House were much more involved in watering down Benghazi talking points than previously acknowledged.
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IRS admits targeting conservatives for tax scrutiny in 2012 election

Washington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Internal Revenue Service on Friday apologized for targeting groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names, confirming long-standing accusations by some conservatives that their applications for tax-exempt status were being improperly delayed and ...
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EMT at Fertilizer Plant Blast Faces Charge of Possessing Bomb Parts

New York Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Texas authorities said on Friday that they had opened a criminal investigation into last month's deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed 14 people and injured some 200 others.
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Bernanke Sees Important Risks in Wholesale Funding

Bloomberg - ‎May 10, 2013‎
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said risks persist in wholesale funding markets used frequently by Wall Street brokers to finance securities trading.
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G7 to press on with bank reforms, gives Japan free pass

Reuters - ‎57 minutes ago‎
By William Schomberg. AYLESBURY, England | Sat May 11, 2013 8:57am EDT. AYLESBURY, England (Reuters) - Group of Seven finance officials agreed on Saturday to press on with measures to deal with failing banks and gave a green light to Japan's ...
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Exclusive: Elon Musk quits Zuckerberg's immigration advocacy group

Reuters - ‎15 hours ago‎
By Sarah McBride and Alina Selyukh. SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON | Fri May 10, 2013 6:53pm EDT. SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire environmentalist Elon Musk has quit a Silicon Valley advocacy group formed by Facebook ...
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Google I/O 2013 Preview

24 minutes ago
Written by
Thomas Claburn
Look for an improved Nexus 7 tablet, Android 4.3, a new language for App Engine and other product introductions at Google's upcoming developers' conference.
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Bing deepens Facebook integration with likes and comments from search

TechRadar UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bing users, if they so desire, can now like and comment on posts from Facebook friends that appear within the engine's social search results.
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Pentagon Plans to Clear Apple Devices for Network Use

Bloomberg - ‎16 hours ago‎
The U.S. Defense Department expects to clear Apple Inc. (AAPL) mobile devices for use on its networks early next week, a Pentagon spokeswoman said.
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'American Idol' mainstay Randy Jackson confirms exit amid report producers set ...

New York Daily News
May 9, 2013
Written by
David Hinckley
Maybe the theme of “American Idol” next week should be “Eve of Destruction.” After a report that the still-popular but stumbling Fox icon is about to vote off all four of its judges and its executive producer, veteran judge Randy Jackson confirmed Thursday that ...
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San Antonio Spurs slow Stephen Curry with Danny Green - USA Today

13 minutes ago
Written by
Sam Amick
OAKLAND - Danny Green was leaving the visitors locker room at Oracle Arena late Friday night when a reporter was hoping to pass along some well-deserved praise.
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Rosberg Takes Pole for Spanish GP; Hamilton 2nd

ABC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Mercedes will start the Spanish Grand Prix from the front row after Nico Rosberg had the fastest qualifying time ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday.
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NHL: Wings win in OT, stay alive - ‎1 hour ago‎
Henrik Zetterberg scored his second goal of the game, 1:04 into overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 on Friday night to extend a first-round series.
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Storms in the Forecast Saturday 2013 Players Sergio Garcia Tiger Woods Set To ...

Golf Channel
20 minutes ago
Written by
Ryan Lavner
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - After a few sun-splashed days, the weekend forecast at The Players is decidedly dicier. Scoring conditions for the first two rounds were relatively benign, with little wind, warm sun and receptive greens.
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Carbon Dioxide Levels Highest in Recorded Human History - Ozarks First - ‎18 minutes ago‎
U.S. government scientists working at an observatory on the big island of Hawaii reported today that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time over the last several million years.
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78000 apply for private Mars colony project

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Huge numbers of people on Earth are keen to leave the planet forever and seek a new life homesteading on Mars. About 78,000 people have applied to become Red Planet colonists with the nonprofit organization Mars One since its application process ...
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Are the Cicadas Hatching in New Hampshire?
3 hours ago
Written by
Henry Powderly
There's been a lot of buzz lately about the return of the cicadas and whether or not New Hampshire is likely to be impacted by their once-in-every-17-year emergence.
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Added Tests Needed On Man With Suspicious SARS-Like Symptoms

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS--French Authorities are conducting additional tests on a person who shared a hospital room with the carrier of the SARS-like novel coronavirus after three other people also showing suspicious symptoms tested negative for the virus, the French health ...


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