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Suicide bomb deaths rattle US-Pakistan relations

The Seattle Times - Alex Rodriguez - ‎1 hour ago‎
Twin suicide bomb blasts that killed at least 80 paramilitary force recruits in northwest Pakistan on Friday - an attack that Taliban militants said was meant to avenge the killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos - could trigger new doubts among ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Morganza Spillway to Open May 14

Washington Times - Carla Ledbetter - ‎1 hour ago‎
ALEXANDRIA, La, May13, 2011 -- BREAKING NEWS: Louisiana's Governor Jindal, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and other elected officials recently announced that the Morganza Spillway will open sometime during the day on Saturday, May 14, 2011. - Washington Post - CNN - WWL - Wikipedia: 2011 Mississippi River floods

Gaddafi says he is beyond NATO's reach

Washington Post - Mary Beth Sheridan - ‎1 hour ago‎
TRIPOLI, Libya - Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi defiantly insisted Friday he would outlast NATO's pounding of the country's capital, and his government denied a report that he had been injured in a powerful ...
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Facebook, Foe of Anonymity, Is Forced to Explain a Secret

New York Times - Miguel Helft - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief, at a town hall-style meeting with President Obama last month. In the past, Mr. Zuckerberg has extolled the virtue of transparency.

Final: Red Sox 5, Yankees 4

Boston Globe - Nick Cafardo - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jonathan Papelbon shut the door on the Yankees just in time, allowing one run to make this one a little too close for comfort. Papelbon struck out Russell Martin, got Brett Gardner on a grounder to first base before Jeter singled to right.

Newt Gingrich questions Pakistan aid

Reuters - Jason Reed, Kevin Gray - ‎1 hour ago‎
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at the 51st Washington Conference with Laffer Associates in Washington May 13, 2011.

Struggles continue for Weaver in 4-1 Angel loss

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Either way the struggling Angels ace clearly wasn't himself again Friday and Texas took advantage, getting seven hits and four runs in six innings of a 4-1 Rangers win.

Huge Protests in Yemen as Talks Drag On

New York Times - Laura Kasinof - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of protesters in Yemen's capital, Sana, on Friday, demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. By LAURA KASINOF Tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Yemen's capital, Sana, and cities across the country on ...

Kohl now can focus on Bucks' future

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Don Walker, Charles F. Gardner - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Sen. Herb Kohl's decision to leave the US Senate in January 2013 after four terms in office will give him more time to pursue his other passion: the future of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Mubarak's wife ordered detained

Washington Post - Ernesto Londono - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO - Suzanne Mubarak, the wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, suffered a heart attack Friday after learning that prosecutors had ordered her detention in a broadening criminal probe into the source of the family's ...

Syria offers 'dialogue' to opposition as protests continue

Washington Post - Liz Sly - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT - A top government adviser said Friday that Syria plans to respond to what she called the legitimate demands of peaceful protesters, after Syrians again defied troops and tanks to demonstrate around the country, suggesting that the ...

Etta James hospitalized with blood infection

CNN International - Denise Quan - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Etta James, best known for her 1961 hit "At Last," was diagnosed in 2009 with Alzheimer's disease.

Yen, Dollar Gain Versus Major Counterparts as Equities Fall; Rand Tumbles

Bloomberg - Allison Bennett - ‎8 hours ago‎
The yen and the dollar advanced against all other most-traded currencies as investors sought safety amid falling stocks and fluctuating commodities.

Worker dies at Japan nuclear plant

ABC Online - ‎9 minutes ago‎
A worker died at Japan's disaster-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant as emergency crews continued their operations to prevent a major meltdown, the plant's operator said.

David Toms uses nonchalant approach to lead The Players Championship

Washington Post - Barry Svrluga - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lynne Sladky/ Associated Press - David Toms hits from the 15th tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament.

TThis Week: Blue Chips Weaken and Prices in US Risehis Week

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
AP The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3% this week, its second consecutive drop, as weaker data increased concern that the US economy is headed for a slowdown.

Financial outlook worse for Medicare and Social Security

Marietta Daily Journal - Stephen Ohlemacher - ‎12 minutes ago‎
AP Writer WASHINGTON - The bad economy has shortened the life of the trust funds that support Social Security and Medicare, the nation's two biggest benefit programs, the government reported Friday.

Bruckheimer: 'Pirates 5' won't sail without Johnny Depp

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
In case the ubiquitous TV spots, billboards and bus ads promoting the film haven't given it away, the key special effect in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” is Johnny Depp's mischievous face.

LimeWire pays $105 million to music record labels in piracy settlement

International Business Times - ‎15 minutes ago‎
After a 5 year court battle between LimeWire and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the two sides settled for $105 million over music piracy over the internet.

Miami Heat's next task is reeling in Bulls' Rose - barry jackson - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Heat just finished dispatching one elite defensive team that features size, length, three-point shooting and a dynamic point guard.

Alibaba dispute sends Yahoo stock price down

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Masayoshi Son, CEO of Softbank, a part-owner of Alibaba Group along with Yahoo, sits on the board of Alibaba, as does Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.

Blue Jays 2, Twins 0

ESPN - ‎58 minutes ago‎
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