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Holder faces grilling at Capitol Hill hearing

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder repeatedly told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday that he could not answer any questions related to claims the Justice Department infringed on the First Amendment rights of The Associated Press when ...
Eric Holder gets grilled on the Hill
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OJ Simpson testifies in bid for new Vegas trial - ‎18 minutes ago‎
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Appearing confident but sometimes emotional, O.J. Simpson testified Wednesday he did not know guns were involved in a confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers that led to his conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping, and a ...
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White House Pushes for Media Shield Law

New York Times
26 minutes ago
Written by
Charlie Savage
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration sought on Wednesday to revive legislation that would provide greater protections to reporters from penalties for refusing to identify confidential sources, and that would enable journalists to ask a federal judge to ...
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Philadelphia abortion doctor gets three life sentences for baby murders

Reuters - ‎21 minutes ago‎
By Dave Warner and Daniel Kelley. PHILADELPHIA | Wed May 15, 2013 2:28pm EDT. PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Philadelphia doctor was sent to prison on Wednesday to serve three life terms without parole for murdering babies during late-term abortions ...
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Stem Cells Pulled From Cloned Human Embryos

ABC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Scientists have finally recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson's disease and diabetes.
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India gets observer status in Arctic Council

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
India's bid for observer status in the Arctic Council was successful on Wednesday along with that of five other countries - China, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Singapore - at a meeting in Kiruna, Sweden.
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Seattle Man Posted Video Before Dying on...

ABC News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A final video of a man who was killed while attempting to dribble a soccer ball from Seattle to Brazil shows him smiling and happy on an Oregon beach on his planned 10,000-mile walk.
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Mont. man in custody after release in 1979 slaying

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎1 hour ago‎
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - After two years of freedom, a Montana man is back in custody after a state Supreme Court ruling that could send him back to prison for the rest of his life for the 1979 slaying of a teenager.
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IRS Suspicion Widens: GOP Donors Question Audits

ABC News - ‎55 minutes ago‎
There is a widening circle of prominent Republican donors and activists stepping forward this week to declare that they were audited by the IRS, and many now are questioning if they were targeted for their political views.
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Euro Zone Politics Hinder Response as Slump Persists

New York Times - ‎10 minutes ago‎
PARIS - The euro zone economy shrank for a record sixth consecutive quarter in the first three months of the year, according to data released Wednesday.
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Industrial Production in U.S. Declines by Most in Eight Months

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Industrial production declined in April by the most in eight months, indicating American manufacturers will provide little support for an economy beset by weaker global markets and federal budget cuts.
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Google beats Apple to it with streaming music service

56 minutes ago
Written by
Donna Tam
With its $9.99/month service, the tech powerhouse makes its first move into a space already occupied by the likes of Pandora, Spotify, and possibly, Apple.
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Reworked Google Maps for iOS, Android gains better search, tablet compatibility

Apple Insider - ‎8 minutes ago‎
In the midst of its Google I/O developer conference, the search giant showed off a redesigned version of its popular mapping app, one that will heighten the competition for Maps supremacy on Apple's iOS mobile platform.
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Google improves interface, photos in Google+ social network

31 minutes ago
Written by
Martyn Williams
Google is adding 41 new features to its Google+ social network on Wednesday, including a richer interface that works better on mobile devices and some major enhancements to photo sharing.
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Cool chat: Google hosts the 'Trek' gang and astronauts - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎42 minutes ago‎
I know promotion for Star Trek Into Darkness has gotten a little out of control, but I do love this idea: Tomorrow director J.J. Abrams, writer/producer Damon Lindelof and actors Chris Pine, John Cho and Alice Eve are doing a Google+ Hangout ... with ...
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Cannes 2013: Spielberg and Lee lead a united jury - ‎1 hour ago‎
Directors Steven Spielberg and Ang Lee today proved they have buried the hatchet after going head-to-head at this year's Oscars, as they sat alongside one another on the Cannes Film Festival jury.
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RPT-CBS adds Robin Williams to veteran hits in fall TV lineup

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wed May 15, 2013 1:05pm EDT. (Repeats to a wider audience). By Liana B. Baker. May 15 (Reuters) - Top-rated U.S. broadcast network CBS will bring comedian Robin Williams back to television next season to plug one of the few holes in its primetime ...
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Knicks Get Away From What Worked

New York Times
44 minutes ago
Written by
Beckley Mason
All stretching limbs and sturdy trunks, the Indiana Pacers once again turned the paint into an impenetrable thicket of defenders in their Game 4 victory over the visiting Knicks on Tuesday night.
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NHL Confirms Two Yankee Stadium Games

New York Times - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The N.H.L. officially announced two games at Yankee Stadium in January, the latest of what will become a series of outdoor stadium games next season.
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Bell: Market appears to be heating up again - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dwight Freeney and Charles Woodson are on the move today, high-profile examples of the reality-check challenges attached to navigating a tight free-agent market for veterans.
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Fossils May Pinpoint Critical Split Between Apes and Monkeys

Science AAAS - ‎2 hours ago‎
At the crossroads. Fossils of two primates, an early ape ancestor (left foreground) and an early Old World monkey (right background) were found in Tanzania's Rukwa Rift Basin.
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Study: Extensive glacial melting on Mount Everest

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers have found that changes in the Earth's climate have significantly impacted the world's tallest mountain. In a new study, scientists conclude that the glaciers in the Mount Everest region have shrunk by 13 percent in the last 50 years.
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Q&A: Buzz Aldrin Discusses His Vision for Mars - National Geographic News

National Geographic - ‎1 hour ago‎
In his newest book, "Mission to Mars," Aldrin lays out a comprehensive plan that would lead to permanent human settlements on Mars in the next 25 years.
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Angelina Jolie's surgery: What you need to know about breast reconstruction

Fox News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
As more women are learning about the heroic steps that Angelina Jolie took when she decided to undergo a prophylactic mastectomy, I've received many questions regarding the surgical techniques used in these reconstructions and how they have improved.
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Why do women live longer?

2 hours ago
Written by
Jennifer Mattson
A new study from Japanese researchers suggests women may live longer because of their immune system. (Daniel Berehulak/AFP/Getty Images).
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