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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Nearly 40 people were arrested Sunday as they tried to enter the University of Notre Dame to protest President Barack Obama's appearance at commencement, police said.
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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A key Republican leader demanded Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi produce evidence to back up her assertion that she was misled by the CIA on the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques.
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KARACHI: Taliban fighters seeking money, rest and refuge from US missile strikes are turning up in increasing numbers in Karachi, according to the Taliban, police officials and an intelligence memo.
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Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By PETER WONACOTT NEW DELHI -- India's Congress party, fresh from winning the world's largest democratic vote, is preparing to inject new blood into India's government as it attempts to revive the country's economy and scrub the sullied image of Indian ...
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By GIL HOFFMAN Only 31 percent of Israelis consider the views of American president Barack Obama's administration pro-Israel, according to a Smith Research poll released Sunday, on the eve of the meeting between Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin ...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A seasoned Democratic political operative will guide President Barack Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee on Capitol Hill, where the Senate's top Republican on Sunday refused to rule out a filibuster.
Republicans in Senate Lower Expectations of a Court Fight New York Times
Reuters - 8 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of firefighters, police and medical personnel descended on lower Manhattan on Sunday near the site of the September 11 attacks for an emergency response drill simulating an explosion on a commuter train in a tunnel between ...
WTC emergency drill evokes memories of Sept. 11 The Associated Press
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San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours ago
By STEVE LAWRENCE, AP Writer The battle over six budget-related measures on Tuesday's special election ballot has generated more than $31.5 million in campaign spending, split the state's labor community and created strange bedfellows on both sides.
Special election Tuesday: Budget measures face voter scrutiny San Jose Mercury News
Economy Rattles Race for Governor of California New York Times
Reuters - May 16, 2009
By sara.behunek - The Big Money Topping today's business press is the first round of dealership cuts coming from beleagured car maker General Motors (GM), news that comes on the heels of sweeping closures announced for Chrysler dealerships.
Trade group urges affected GM dealers to appeal BusinessWeek
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Oliver Suess May 18 (Bloomberg) -- Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest automaker, called off talks with Porsche SE about a combination less than two weeks after the sports-car manufacturer's controlling families agreed to pursue a merger.
Porsche's Merger With Volkswagen Is Interrupted New York Times
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New York Times - 1 hour ago
By DENNIS OVERBYE Just give it a whack. Sometimes, it seems, even in the highest tech circles, there is no substitute for good old brute force.
Video: Raw Video: Repairing Hubble Space Telescope The Associated Press
New York Times - 47 minutes ago
By BRAD STONE SAN FRANCISCO - Turning itself into a kind of electronic vanity publisher, Scribd, an Internet start-up here, will introduce on Monday a way for anyone to upload a document to the Web and charge for it.
Scribd turns page from document sharing to selling Victoria Advocate
TrustedReviews - 1 hour ago
When it comes to Internet Search engines a single name rules them all (I'm not spelling it out) but there's more than one way to skin a cat... Enter stage right 'WolframAlpha' a "computational knowledge engine" described by it creator British physicist ...
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Reuters - 5 hours ago
LOS ANGELES, May 17 (Reuters) - The box office gods frowned on the new Tom Hanks religious thriller "Angels & Demons," which was the top film worldwide at the weekend, but fell far short of its much-hyped predecessor "The Da Vinci Code.
'Angels' has heavenly overseas bow Hollywood Reporter
'Angels & Demons' wins box office from 'Star Trek' The Associated Press
Entertainment Weekly - 4 hours ago
Farrah Fawcett proved she's still a major draw for TV audiences when her special, Farrah's Story, attracted 8.9 million viewers to NBC Friday night, according to a press release issued by the network.
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New York Times - 1 hour ago
Celebratory crowds took to the streets of Oslo on Sunday to mark Norway's victory at the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Moscow on Saturday night, the Associated Press reported.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - All is well again in La-La Land. The real Los Angeles Lakers showed up, and in a Game 7, no less. With Pau Gasol dominating on both ends of the court, the Lakers emphatically silenced the doubters and the Houston Rockets, ...
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MLB.com - 18 minutes ago
By Bob Sherwin / Special to MLB.com SEATTLE -- Franklin Gutierrez stroked a two-out single through the left side to score Ronny Cedeno from second base, giving the Mariners a 3-2 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday.
Gutierrez helps Mariners beat Red Sox 3-2 The Associated Press
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The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
DETROIT (AP) - Dan Cleary scored twice against the team that drafted him, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.
Cleary leads Wings to victory in opener The Detroit News
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Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
| AP TOKYO -- Japanese health officials in waves of announcements Sunday confirmed dozens of new cases of swine flu as the government shut down schools and canceled community activities in affected cities.
New York Times - 27 minutes ago
By AG SULZBERGER and ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS The assistant principal of a Queens school who had been hospitalized with swine flu died on Sunday evening.
Swine Flu forces city officials to close 5 more schools in Queens New York Daily News
San Francisco Chronicle - 17 hours ago
We'll soon find out. The signs are awfully encouraging: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has set an ambitious time frame of July to get legislation on the floor.
Video: GOP Agrees With Obama on Health Care to a Point The Associated Press
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Reuters - 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's budget chief said on Sunday there are signs that the free-fall in the economy seems to have halted.
Orszag: Economy's Freefall 'Seems to Have Stopped' Wall Street Journal
Obama budget chief: Economy almost bottomed out The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - 21 hours ago
Addressing the first full graduating class at the four-year-old campus, the first lady urges them to solve problems with the same resourcefulness they showed in getting her to be commencement speaker.
Michelle Obama's Commencement Address New York Times
Ha'aretz - 10 hours ago
By AP Pope Benedict XVI urged Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Holy Land to work together for peace and justice, as he reflected on his recent visit to the region during his traditional Sunday blessing in St.
Modest Successes and Missed Chances in Pope's Trip New York Times