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BY TOM INCANTALUPO | email@example.com At Mullen Motors, a cheer went up on the sales floor when the 30 employees heard the news Thursday that their dealership, a fixture in Southold since 1927, was not among the four on Long Island to be ...
Video: Chrysler Cutting Almost a Quarter of Dealerships The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON - The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, acknowledged for the first time Thursday that she knew by early 2003 that the Central Intelligence Agency had subjected terror detainees to waterboarding but saw little recourse to challenge ...
War of words: Pelosi says CIA lied about torture San Francisco Chronicle
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By Amy Gardner The intensifying debate over what to do with 241 detainees in the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has pushed the candidates for Virginia governor to address widespread speculation that at least two locations in the state, ...
Obama to Retool Military Trials for Terror Suspects Wall Street Journal
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Pakistan's army has temporarily lifted the curfew in large parts of the Swat valley, to allow civilians to flee the intense fighting against the Taleban.
Washington Post - 11 minutes ago
By Glenn Kessler Burma's Nobel Peace Prize-winning democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi will go on trial Monday amid signs that, one way or another, the country's military rulers intend to force her to give up her home.
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By JESSE McKINLEY In yet another sign of California's seemingly endless financial crisis, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Thursday that a growing budget deficit would lead to layoffs of 5000 state employees; the elimination and consolidation of a ...
As California budget mess deepens, Schwarzenegger proposes huge ... San Jose Mercury News
Calif. ordering layoffs to cover $15.4B deficit The Associated Press
CNN International - 48 minutes ago
By Matt Smith (CNN) -- Finding a "smoking gun" linking Iraq and al Qaeda became the main purpose of the abusive interrogation program the Bush administration authorized in 2002, a former State Department official told CNN on Thursday.
Washington Post - 24 minutes ago
By Michael D. Shear and Nancy Trejos RIO RANCHO, NM, May 14 -- President Obama on Thursday declared that "enough's enough" when it comes to high credit card fees and sudden interest rate hikes and called on Congress to immediately protect consumers ...
Obama New Mexico townhall: "No more fine print" -- full text Los Angeles Times
Bloomberg - 20 minutes ago
By Andrew Frye and Rebecca Christie Hartford won preliminary approval for $3.4 billion from the Treasury Department's capital purchase program, the Connecticut- based insurer said today in a statement.
Six Insurers Named to Get Taxpayer Aid New York Times
New York Times - 48 minutes ago
By STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOM Once upon a time, posting flat or slightly declining profits would have been bad news for a retailer. But not in this economy.
Washington Post - 34 minutes ago
By Amit R. Paley The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private-equity firms, has agreed to pay $20 million and stop using politically connected operatives to land business with government pension systems around the country, New York Attorney ...
Carlyle Settles With New York in Pension Case New York Times
CNET News - 4 hours ago
by William Harwood In a make-or-break attempt to free a stuck bolt holding an old camera in place on the Hubble Space Telescope, spacewalker Andrew Feustel, anchored to the end of the shuttle Atlantis' robot arm, used old-fashioned elbow grease to save ...
Camera Came to Hubble's Rescue, Twice New York Times
NASA astronauts miss 40 tiles in heat shield inspection Computerworld
Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
By Scott Morrison SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Google Inc. (GOOG) suffered another embarrassment when a technical glitch rendered the Internet search company's main page, mail service and news site sluggish or unavailable to millions of people worldwide ...
Google Says Outages Caused By Routing Error ChannelWeb
Google Service Outage Stirs Tweet Storm InformationWeek
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Console sales fall 8% and games slide 23% from a year earlier, a report from NPD Group says. Part of the revenue decline, an analyst says, also can be attributed to widespread discounting by stores.
USA Today - 4 hours ago
By Don Faust, DonFaustPhoto.com By Chris Gray Faust, USA TODAY VATICAN CITY - The faithful stream into St. Peter 's Square on Christianity's holiest day, engulfing the Egyptian obelisk that centers the piazza so carefully planned by 17th-century ...
Box Office Preview: 'Angels & Demons' prays for a weekend win Entertainment Weekly
MOVIE REVIEW | 'ANGELS & DEMONS' New York Times
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Reuters - 3 hours ago
By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A dying Farrah Fawcett is caught in the middle of a legal battle between her longtime companion, Ryan O'Neal, and a producer who has worked with the "Charlie's Angels" star during her fight with cancer.
Farrah Fawcett faces court battle over 'Farrah's Story' Los Angeles Times
Producer files lawsuit over upcoming Farrah Fawcett documentary Entertainment Weekly
Orlando Sentinel - 1 hour ago
By Kyle Hightower | SENTINEL STAFF WRITER With so much of the spotlight on Magic center Dwight Howard heading into Game 6, it seemed like the perfect opportunity for Orlando's guards to finally make their presence felt Thursday night.
NBA Playoff Capsules USA Today
Magic top Celtics 83-75, force Game 7 in Boston The Associated Press
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 11 minutes ago
Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Cesar Izturis and Nick Markakis had two hits and drove in three runs apiece, as the Baltimore Orioles handled the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a four-game set.
Orioles cuff Meche, send Royals to sixth straight loss Kansas City Star
Orioles get 12 hits in 9-5 win over Royals The Associated Press
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By AP Dan Cleary's tie-breaking goal with three minutes left Thursday lifted Detroit to a 4-3 victory against the visiting Anaheim Ducks and sent the Red Wings, the defending Stanley Cup champions, back to the Western Conference finals for the third ...
Red Wings beat Ducks in Game 7 on Cleary's goal The Associated Press
New York Times - 5 hours ago
By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. The swine flu virus did not result from a laboratory accident, the World Health Organization said Thursday, working to debunk rumors started by an Australian virologist and circulated by news outlets all over the world.
Five more cases of H1N1 confirmed in Hawaii; 15 total Bizjournals.com
CNN - 27 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Five new cases of the H1N1 virus in New York City schools will force three schools to close for a week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news conference Thursday evening.
Video: 3 NYC Schools Close Due to Another Flu Outbreak The Associated Press
3 Queens Schools Closed After Flu Strikes Principal New York Times
Reuters - 3 hours ago
By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senators leading the debate on revamping the US healthcare system held out hope on Thursday of bipartisan compromise on even the most contentious issue of broadening the government role in providing medical ...
US Sen Finance Panel Takes On Health Coverage In Closed Mtg Wall Street Journal
Health care reform advocates get arrested while protesting Billings Gazette
guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago
By Jonathan Thatcher SEOUL, May 15 (Reuters) - North Korea is widely expected to carry out its threat to test a nuclear device, part of the slow march to developing an atomic arsenal and cementing its position as one of the world's most isolated states ...
Clinton Hopeful on Case of American Reporters Held by North Korea Voice of America
Clinton hopeful for detained US journalists CNN International
New York Times - 28 minutes ago
While release of the photos depicting torture by United States military personnel may “further inflame anti-American opinion” and endanger troops, the torture itself is what truly inflames our enemies and allies.
As we argue the definition of torture, picture this OregonLive.com
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former top Bush White House aide Karl Rove is scheduled to be interviewed Friday as part of a criminal investigation into the firing of US attorneys, according to a lawyer familiar with the investigation.
Rove to Be Interviewed Over Attorney Firings New York Times
Report: Karl Rove to testify tomorrow msnbc.com