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Maria Shriver Hires a Divorce Attorney

People Magazine -
Maria Shriver, who has split from husband Arnold Schwarzenegger amid a love-child scandal, has hired a divorce lawyer, sources tell PEOPLE.
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Chance to reform IMF

Xinhua -
BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhuanet) -- The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn on May 14 in New York, for an alleged sexual assault, has surely dealt a huge blow to the International Monetary Fund's credibility, which is as fragile as the ongoing global recovery.

US puts sanctions on Syrian president, top aides

Los Angeles Times -
The White House, stopping short of calling for Bashar Assad's ouster, freezes his and top aides' assets. The move is more symbolic, since the regime is believed to have few assets in the US Syrian President Bashar Assad is seen at an Arab League summit ...

LinkedIn IPO prices at $45 per share, top of range

Reuters -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - LinkedIn sold shares at the top of an already raised price range in its initial public offering on Wednesday, signaling that stock investors are eager to buy shares of social networking companies ...

Authors of Church Report on Abuse Defend Their Findings as Critics Weigh In

New York Times -
Barbara Blaine of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests placed pictures of abuse victims outside the news conference in Washington on Wednesday.

Intel's Sean Maloney comes back to tackle mobile

Computerworld -
IDG News Service - Sean Maloney will return to the spotlight as one of Intel's most important executives on May 31 after several months of medical leave and a gradual return to work at the processor giant.

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Detained Journalists Released by Libyan Government

The Atlantic -
The Libyan government has released four journalists to a Tripoli hotel frequented by Western reporters. Clare Morgana Gillis, a freelance reporter writing for The Atlantic and USA Today, was among the freed journalists.

Websites air audio purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Radical Islamic websites Wednesday posted an "Arab Spring" audio message purportedly recorded by Osama bin Laden shortly before he was killed.

Status of Libya's Oil Minister Remains Uncertain

New York Times -
TRIPOLI, Libya - After the NATO bombing and the rebel forces that have pushed forward at Misurata, only 130 miles from Tripoli, the greatest threat facing the Libyan government may lie in high-level defections that undermine morale and ...

Afghanistan erupts over civilian deaths in Nato raid, 12 dead

Times of India -
KUNDUZ: A deadly Nato raid in Afghanistan on Wednesday sparked protests that left 12 people dead and a furious president Hamid Karzai demanding an explanation from the US commander on the ground.

Raid on bin Laden 'humiliated' Pakistan, Gates says

USA Today -
WASHINGTON - The raid that killed Osama bin Laden humiliated Pakistani leaders who were forced to realize Americans could storm into their country with impunity, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday.

Texas man: Boy found in Maine was friend's child

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP BOSTON - A Texas man says the boy whose body was found on a roadside in Maine is the son of a longtime friend and that he called investigators after seeing a computer-generated photo of the child that had been released by police ...

Obama attends pair of fundraisers in Boston

(NECN: Alison King) - Presdient Obama visited New England Wednesday. He delivered the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut in the morning before heading to Boston.

US Stocks Stop Three-Day Skid; Materials, Energy Lead Rise

Wall Street Journal -
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as the Federal Reserve's minutes showed the central bank officials are in no hurry to tighten monetary policy.

Fed's Bullard: Use Inflation Measure That Includes Food, Energy

Wall Street Journal -
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--The Federal Reserve risks losing credibility with the US public if it continues to focus solely on a measure of inflation that strips out food and energy prices, a top central bank official ...

Two 9/11 Flight Numbers Retired

New York Times -
By BLOOMBERG NEWS United Continental Holdings said the company would permanently retire flight numbers 93 and 175, the designations of the United flights hijacked in the Sept.

Intel CEO on Android chaos, Apple order

Intel CEO Paul Otellini sees "chaos" in the Android universe versus order in Apple's world, but he believes Google will gravitate to a more controlled model.

Sony Plugs New Gaming Security Hole

Wall Street Journal -
Sony Corp. said it plugged a new online security hole that could have allowed hackers to gain control of accounts on its PlayStation Network and Qriocity entertainment services.

How Apple rewrote the rules of retailing

USA Today -
By Scott Martin, USA TODAY By Eugene Hoshiko, AP file By Eugene Hoshiko, AP file For good reason. The maker of fashionable gadgets today celebrates 10 years since the launch of its first Apple Stores, marking a record run of sales and a new world order ...

Apple, not Intel, filed for Thunderbolt trademark

Apple Insider -
Counter to early indications that Intel already owned the trademark for the Thunderbolt high-speed I/O technology, recently discovered applications with the US and Canadian trademark offices reveal that Apple has filed for the mark.

Haley Reinhart sings Alanis Morissette's 'You Ought Know'

USA Today -
The judges picked Alanis Morrisette's You Oughta Know for Haley Reinhart. "I'm digging it," she says. "I love her, she's awesome.

Ashton Kutcher: `Two And A Half Men is like lottery win`

Monsters and -
Ashton Kutcher says that replacing Charlie Sheen on Two And A Half Men is like 'winning the lottery'. 'Real Men Don't Buy Girls' launch party, actors Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher's DNA Foundation launches an ...

TV Column: New shows of interest? CBS trots out a twist from J.J. Abrams

Washington Post -
Will fans of JJ Abrams's dive-down-the-rabbit-hole dramas follow him to CBS on Thursday night if he's signed on to do a show that's less JJ-trademark mythology maze - and more CBS procedural?

Cannes film review: "Melancholia"

Reuters -
CANNES, France (Hollywood Reporter) - Lars von Trier manages to turn the end of the world into a bit of a bore in "Melancholia.

De La Rosa has strong outing in loss to Phillies

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP PHILADELPHIA - Jorge De La Rosa went the distance. Cole Hamels went home with the win. Colorado Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, May 18, 2011, ...

Niese pitches Mets past Nationals 3-0 in rain

USA Today -
NEW YORK - Jonathon Niese pitched seven sharp innings, some of them in heavy rain, and Justin Turner added to his surprising tear with a two-run double that sent the New York Mets to a 3-0 victory over the ...

136th Preakness: Animal Kingdom favored to win in full field

Washington Post -
Garry Jones/ Associated Press - Susan Faber, right, of Baltimore, places the Kentucky Derby winning entrant Animal Kingdom into the 11th position during the post position draw for the Preakness Stakes.

Bulls Game Day: Wade, James push Heat to halftime lead

Chicago Breaking Sports - Tribune -
Much of what has transpired in Game 2 of the Bulls-Heat showdown resembles what occurred in Game 1: The Bulls dominating the glass and spreading the offensive wealth, the teams tethered together for the duration of a ...

Coffee Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk

Medical News Today -
If you are male and drink coffee regularly, at least six cups per day, your chances of developing prostate cancer will be lower, and your risk of getting the more lethal form of prostate cancer that has spread to the bone is 60% less than men who never ...

Astra drug slows ovarian cancer progression -study

Reuters -
NEW YORK, May 18 (Reuters) - An experimental AstraZeneca (AZN.L) drug significantly delayed progression of a common and aggressive form of ovarian cancer in patients who had responded to chemotherapy, according to data to be presented ...

Panel Calls for Label Changes On Acetaminophen Products

Wall Street Journal -
A federal advisory panel unanimously recommended that dosing for children's acetaminophen be based primarily on the child's weight rather than age.


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