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IMF Leadership Thrown Into Disarray

Wall Street Journal - Sudeep Reddy, Ian Talley - ‎52 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—The arrest of International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on sexual assault accusations throws into disarray not only the IMF's leadership, but its central role in the financial rescue of several ...
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Floodgate raised to help save cities

Detroit Free Press - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Water diverted from the Mississippi River shoots through a bay in the Morganza Spillway on Saturday, in Morganza, La. The floodgate sent a torrent of water away from heavily populated areas downstream.
San Francisco Chronicle - CBS News - - Kansas City Star - Wikipedia: 2011 Mississippi River floods

After Hinting Otherwise, Huckabee Says He Won't Run for President

New York Times - Jim Rutenberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas said Saturday night that he would not seek the Republican nomination for president next year in an announcement that had been hotly anticipated - in part because of contradicting hints he gave ...
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Arab-Israelis avoid protests over 'Nakba bill'

Ynetnews - Hassan Shaalan, Hanan Greenberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israel Police, IDF as well as Palestinian security forces raise alert level on Nakba Day. Some Arab-Israelis say they won't protest over recently passed Yisrael Beiteinu bill withdraw state funds from groups undermining Israel's core values.

Lightning beat host Bruins 5-2 in playoff opener

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎21 minutes ago‎
AP - The swift-skating Lightning wasted little time taking control of the Eastern Conference finals opener. Sean Bergenheim began a stretch of three Tampa Bay goals in 1 minute, 25 seconds during the first period, and the Lightning beat the Bruins 5-2 ...

Sony Resumes PlayStation Network in US, Europe

Bloomberg - Mariko Yasu - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Sony Corp. logo is displayed outside an electronics store in Tokyo. Sony's online entertainment systems was attacked by hackers in April 2011.

NOTES - Posada asks out of Yanks' lineup

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎21 minutes ago‎
AP (05-14) 04:00 PDT NEW YORK -- Jorge Posada said his back got stiff and he needed a night off to clear his head. What is unclear, however, is where he stands with the Yankees.

Reform Social Security now? Demographics of electorate say yes.

Christian Science Monitor - Mark Trumbull - ‎10 hours ago‎
Republicans and Democrats seem to be talking past each other on Social Security. Republicans are unwilling to consider tax increases, and Democrats don't want to cut benefits.

Golf roundup: Rain-delayed Players Championship up for grabs

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Nick Watney and Graeme McDowell were atop the leaderboard after a short day of work Saturday in the Players Championship.

Popularity of melatonin desserts unsettling for doctors

Boston Globe - Catherine Saint Louis - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - Remember melatonin? In the 1990s, this over-the-counter dietary supplement was all the rage among frequent fliers, promoted as the miracle cure for jet lag.

Florida imams arrested for aiding Pakistani Taliban

Reuters Africa - Kevin Grey - ‎51 minutes ago‎
MIAMI (Reuters) - The imam of a Florida mosque and his two sons, one also a Muslim spiritual leader, were arrested Saturday on charges of financing and supporting the Pakistani Taliban, US officials said.

Obama Shifts to Speed Oil and Gas Drilling in US

New York Times - John M. Broder - ‎21 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama, facing voter anger over high gasoline prices and complaints from Republicans and business leaders that his policies are restricting the development of domestic energy resources, announced Saturday that he ...

Two Egyptian protesters shot, blast near Sinai tomb

Reuters - Yasmine Saleh, Matthew Jones - ‎8 hours ago‎
CAIRO (Reuters) - Two Egyptian protesters were shot in Cairo during Christian and Muslim demonstrations and an explosion occurred near the tomb of a prominent Muslim sheikh in the Sinai Peninsula, state news agency MENA said.

For House Speaker Boehner at commencement address, scrutiny of Catholic charity

Washington Post - Katherine Shaver, Michelle Boorstein - ‎6 hours ago‎
Katy Jamison strode toward her graduation from Catholic University on Saturday wearing the requisite black robe and mortar board - plus a neon green message to House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio).

Hundreds flee Syria to Lebanon after army attack

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hundreds of Syrians, most of them women and children fearing fresh violence as a result of anti-regime protests, cross the border into Lebanon.

Killebrew has always been true gentleman

Florida Today - Peter Kerasotis - ‎1 hour ago‎
Somewhere in the house I grew up in is a Harmon Killebrew autograph. Maybe two of them. Perhaps three. There are probably a dozen Harmon Killebrew autographs.

Tripoli despatch: Nato tightens squeeze on Gaddafi - Andrew Gilligan - ‎15 minutes ago‎
With neither the Libyan regime nor its opponents capable of a game-changing move, could a new Nato bombing strategy end the deadlock?

Aggies expected to hire Kennedy as basketball coach

Houston Chronicle - Brent Zwerneman - ‎2 hours ago‎
COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M told a candidate for the school's basketball coaching vacancy on Saturday afternoon that the Aggies intend to hire Murray State's Billy Kennedy, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said.

Pakistan's parliament condemns US raid, threatens sanctions

CNN International - Reza Sayah, Barbara Starr - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bin Laden's compound is undergoing intense analysis, and US officials say he enjoyed a support network in Pakistan. NEW: US wants a "real ally" in Pakistan, Sen. Kerry says Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Pakistan's parliament threatened Saturday to cut ...

Doc Rivers agrees to five more years with Celtics

Boston Herald - Mark Murphy - ‎4 hours ago‎
WALTHAM - Early in Doc Rivers' tenure as Celtics [team stats] coach, when he spent hours banging his head over the likes of Gerald Green and Ricky Davis, he made a request of ownership.

App developers facing legal action - Casey Needham - ‎10 hours ago‎
Some of your favorite apps for your iPhone, iPod, or iPad may be under attack as they face a potential lawsuit for infringing on a company's patents.

CDC: Says Metro Atlanta In Top Ten For Gun Related Homicides

WGCL Atlanta - Bernard Watson - ‎2 hours ago‎
ATLANTA -- According to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people between the ages of 10 and 19 who live in Metro Atlanta are getting killed by guns at an alarming rate.

NASA clears Endeavour, plans launch for Monday

Detroit Free Press - ‎56 minutes ago‎
NASA's next-to-last space shuttle flight is set to blast off Monday morning, now that mission managers gave the green light Saturday for Endeavour's final voyage.

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