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Officials: Pakistan has arrested suspect who says he was accomplice to Times ...

Washington Post - Greg Miller - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Pakistani government has arrested a suspect with connections to a Pakistani militant group who said he acted as an accomplice to the accused Times Square bomber, US officials said.

Size of Oil Spill in Gulf Underestimated, Scientists Say

New York Times - Justin Gillis - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two weeks ago, the government put out a round estimate of the size of the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico: 5000 barrels a day. Repeated endlessly in news reports, it has become conventional wisdom.

Obama focuses on economy during Buffalo stop

Buffalo News - Jerry Zremski, Phil Fairbanks - ‎40 minutes ago‎
President Obama suggested that American families are still suffering from the recession and called for new jobs legislation during a three-hour visit to Buffalo today.

Thai General Shot; Army Moves to Face Protesters

New York Times - Thomas Fuller, Seth Mydans - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Maj. Gen. Khattiya Sawatdiphol, who had allied himself with protesters, was shot in the head on Thursday in Bangkok. By THOMAS FULLER and SETH MYDANS BANGKOK - A renegade major general who allied himself with the protesters who have paralyzed Bangkok ...

Kyrgyz gov't says to rout coup attempt organizers

Reuters - Olga Dzyubenko, Dmitry Solovyov - ‎28 minutes ago‎
BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan's interim government said Thursday it will root out and punish organizers of what it called a coup attempt by supporters of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev in the nation's volatile south.

Seventy Dutch passengers were among 103 people killed in Libya plane crash

CNN International - Stephanie Halasz - ‎28 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Seventy Dutch passengers were among the 103 people killed in Wednesday's plane crash in Libya, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

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Nominee Scrutinized for Hiring on Race

New York Times - Katharine Q. Seelye - ‎1 hour ago‎
Elena Kagan's time at Harvard is under debate. Ms. Kagan, right, visited Senator Susan Collins on Capitol Hill on Thursday. The latest on President Obama, his administration and other news from Washington and around the nation.

Arizona tourism officials brace for boycott

USA Today - Dennis Wagner - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHOENIX - Arizona's tourism officials are growing increasingly concerned at the prospect of huge hotel and convention dollar losses because of fallout from the state's new immigration law.
Austin will not do business with Arizona Austin American-Statesman

Obama Raises $$ in NYC While Slamming Wall St.

FOXNews - Stephen Clark - ‎29 minutes ago‎
As President Obama continues his verbal assault on Wall Street as part of his push for new banking rules, he will head to Manhattan Thursday to co-host a swanky fundraiser for Democratic lawmakers.

Cisco Systems Slides; Kohl's Tumbles 5.8%

Wall Street Journal - Donna Kardos Yesalavich - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK—Stocks fell, led by the consumer-discretionary sector as earnings guidance and results from retailers Kohl's and Urban Outfitters disappointed.

Asia Slips; Yen Hurts Japan

Wall Street Journal - Shri Navaratnam - ‎36 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE -- Asian stock markets were lower Friday on Wall Street's weakness Thursday, with Japanese exporters falling on the yen's recent strength.

Senate vote would upend rating agency system

The Associated Press - Jim Kuhnhenn - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Shaking up how Wall Street assesses risks, the Senate on Thursday voted to end the ability of financial institutions to choose the credit rating agencies that rate their investment products.

Facebook draws protests on privacy issue

USA Today - Jon Swartz - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A vocal slice of Facebook's 400 million members are grousing about a new feature from the social-networking giant that lets non-Facebook websites post the personal views of Facebook users without their consent.

CORRECT: Co-Founder: Flash Isn't Critical To Adobe Success

Wall Street Journal - Jeanette Borzo - ‎55 minutes ago‎
("Adobe Co-Founder: Flash Fight Isn't Critical To Company Success," published Thursday at 2:35 pm EDT, misstated origin of the TrueType technology.

Office Mobile 2010 Upgrade Is Free

InformationWeek - Paul McDougall - ‎6 hours ago‎
Microsoft is looking ramp up adoption of latest version of productivity software aimed at road warriors. By Paul McDougall Microsoft said it's now offering its Office Mobile 2010 suite as a free download from its Windows Phone Marketplace for all ...

Restive occasion: A muted mood prevails at the 63rd Festival de Cannes

Washington Post - Ann Hornaday - ‎22 minutes ago‎
It was a star-studded evening in the French Riviera at the opening of the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival. By Ann Hornaday CANNES, FRANCE -- The skies are partly cloudy, the breeze is chilly and the iffy weather is matched by the prevailing muted mood ...

'Letters to Juliet' is one photogenic chick flick

USA Today - Claudia Puig - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Letters to Juliet may look like a postcard come to life, but it poses a burning question: What would Juliet do? Shakespeare's star-crossed Capulet, of course, is fictional.
Letters to Movies San Francisco Chronicle

'Law & Order' Series Said to Be in Jeopardy

New York Times - Brian Stelter, Bill Carter - ‎1 hour ago‎
People who work on the pioneering crime drama were told Thursday afternoon that the show had been canceled after 20 seasons. But there were indications late Thursday that talks were continuing and that the show might ...

Bauman: Yost deserves second chance

MLB.com - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Ned Yost is getting a second managerial chance. The record indicates that he is clearly deserving of this opportunity. Yost is taking over as manager of the Kansas City Royals from Trey Hillman, who was dismissed Thursday.

Alert Ross helps Marlins secure opener

MLB.com - Alden Gonzalez - ‎14 minutes ago‎
MIAMI -- It was billed as a showdown between two of the game's best arms intertwined in a rematch of Opening Day, but neither Josh Johnson nor Johan Santana factored into the decision when the Marlins and Mets opened up a ...

Borel peaking in time for Preakness

SI.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP BALTIMORE -- It's been pretty well established at this point that at the age of 43, Calvin Borel owns the Kentucky Derby. Three times in the last four years he has ridden the winning horse in the most important race in America, a transcendent event ...

Walgreens postpones carrying Pathway Genomics genetic test kit

Los Angeles Times - Bruce Japsen, Sandra M. Jones - ‎1 hour ago‎
The chain's reversal comes after the FDA says it has no record of authorizing the product, which the maker says can be used to detect risks of getting such conditions as Alzheimer's or heart disease.

GOP targets nominee to run health agency

Boston Globe - Susan Milligan - ‎22 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Republicans have opened an assault on the nomination of Harvard professor Donald Berwick to lead the huge agency that runs Medicare and Medicaid, calling Berwick an advocate for “rationing'' health care.

The Cougar Backlash

Forbes - Kiri Blakeley - ‎3 hours ago‎
Older women who date younger men are hazardous to their own health--according to the media. Pity the poor cougar. In a short amount of time, cougars--older women who couple up with younger men--have gone from being celebrated to being castigated.

Fake Yo-Yo Trickster Fools Every TV Station Everywhere

Deadspin (blog) - ‎May 10, 2010‎
A strange, strange man has been showing up on morning shows throughout the Midwest, claiming to be a yo-yo trick champion. He is not.

Can Brigham Young's Great Great Gay Progressive Granddaughter Oust a Blue Dog ...

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎May 9, 2010‎
Those who were paying attention to politics yesterday, were probably watching the fascinating death struggle in Utah, between ultraconservative Senator Bob Bennett and a pack of seven vicious teabaggers trying to displace him... for not being extreme ...

Four Nerds and a Cry to Arms Against Facebook

New York Times - Jim Dwyer - ‎May 11, 2010‎
Ilya Zhitomirskiy, 20, far left; Dan Grippi, 21; Max Salzberg, 22; and Raphael Sofaer, 19, all students at NYU, are trying to reinvent social networking online.

The 25 Worst Jerseys in Sports History

Bleacher Report - Alex Callos - ‎May 10, 2010‎
While many experts have questioned the Denver Broncos selection of Tim Tebow in the first round, there is no doubt the Broncos have gotten their money's worth in jersey sales.

The radicalization of an all-American kid

CNN - Paul Cruickshank, Nic Robertson - ‎3 hours ago‎
Editor's note: This article, the first of two parts, is the result of a 10-month CNN investigation into the case of Bryant Neal Vinas, an American al Qaeda recruit featured in the one-hour ...