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Prostate cancer and the PSA test: It's hard to understand risk

Los Angeles Times -
The US Preventive Services Task Force has released new guidelines for prostate cancer screening - urging doctors not to use the popular PSA test to detect the disease.
PSA test for prostate cancer should be dropped, task force says
Experts explain why PSA test is not worth risk
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Obama praises Joplin's resiliency on tornado anniversary

CBS News -
(AP) JOPLIN, Mo. - One year after a deadly tornado devastated their city, President Barack Obama praised the residents of Joplin, Mo.
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Booker to Maddow: 'I'm very upset that I'm being used by the GOP' -
By Zachary Roth Cory Booker went on The Rachel Maddow Show Monday to continue his damage control efforts. As you've no doubt heard, the Newark mayor went on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday and described as "nauseating" the Obama campaign's attacks on Bain ...
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NATO endorses strategy to end Afghan war but risks remain

Reuters -
* NATO to pull out most troops by end of 2014 * Obama: will responsibly withdraw but Afghanistan won't be perfect * British official does not rule out post-handover terrorism * France's Hollande sticks to early withdrawal plan By Matt Spetalnick and ...
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Celtics Surge to Grab Hold of Second Half and Series

New York Times -
BOSTON - In a series marked by drastic ebbs and flows, one constant has surfaced: the team that wins the third quarter wins the game.
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Facebook 11% Drop Means Morgan Stanley Gets Blame for Flop: Tech

BusinessWeek -
By Serena Saitto, Lee Spears and Joseph Ciolli on May 21, 2012 After one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in history, Facebook's 11 percent drop (FB) yesterday prompted investors to fault everything from Morgan Stanley's role as lead ...
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UN Condemns Yemen Terrorist Attack

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Army personnel run to the scene of the suicide attack in Yemen's capital Sanaa on May 21. Army personnel run to the scene of the suicide attack in Yemen's capital Sanaa on May 21.
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U.S. Won't Ease Oil Sanctions at Iran Nuclear Talks

Bloomberg -
Negotiators headed to Baghdad for a second round of talks on Iran's nuclear program won't be giving Iran the relief it is seeking from oil and financial sanctions hobbling its economy, according to Obama administration officials and Western diplomats.
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Merkel's isolation among G-8 on economic policy reflects sentiment in Germany

Washington Post -
BERLIN - The world leaders who urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel this past weekend to back down from her unforgiving approach to Europe's economic problems have something in common: They don't answer to German voters.
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Beirut tense after violent clashes linked to Syrian unrest

Washington Post -
BEIRUT - Lebanon's capital was badly shaken Monday after a night of fighting in which factions for and against the embattled president of neighboring Syria clashed, stoking fears that Syrian unrest could spark serious violence here.
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Mali protesters storm palace, beat interim president

CNN International -
Dioncounda Traore stands before the independence monument in Bamako after his swearing-in ceremony in April. Bamako, Mali (CNN) -- Dioncounda Traore, Mali's interim president, was beaten and rushed to a hospital after hundreds of protesters demanding ...
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No verdict yet in Edwards trial

Christian Science Monitor -
Jurors will begin a third day of deliberation on Tuesday as they decide whether or not John Edwards committed campaign finance violations by funneling money to his mistress.
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Illinois dioceses, other Catholic groups sue over White House insurance mandate

Chicago Tribune -
The Roman Catholic dioceses of Springfield and Joliet have joined 41 other religious institutions filing simultaneous lawsuits that challenge the Obama administration's mandate that many religious employers have their health insurance cover the cost of ...
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US stocks rally after worst week of year

Xinhua -
NEW YORK, May 21 (Xinhua) -- US stocks rebounded on Monday after major indexes suffered their worst weekly losses of the year in the previous week.
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Shareholder greed explains JPMorgan loss

Financial Times -
Sir, It is not surprising that JPMorgan Chase has been criticised for its London trading loss (“Dimon shakes up JPMorgan top team”, May 15), but it is surprising to me that no one has looked past the errant role of the traders involved and the ...
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Mitt Romney joins forces with RNC to boost fundraising

Washington Post -
Mitt Romney has been on a fundraising tear recently, drawing more than $10 million during a swing through New York this week and another $10 million in Florida last week.
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The Price of the Romney-Cheney Bromance

National Journal -
By Jackie Koszczuk No doubt Mitt Romney hopes that former Vice President Dick Cheney can do for him what former President Bill Clinton is doing for his opponent - lend his political celebrity to the cause of attracting high-dollar donations for his ...
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Zuckerberg's Property Status, Post-Marriage

New York Times -
The new Mrs. Mark Zuckerberg might not have to worry much about money, but that doesn't mean she is automatically a billionaire.
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Leap brings affordable motion control to the PC

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The Leap will offer some of the Kinect magic to the PC - and that's only the beginning. Today Leap Motion introduced its flagship product, a tiny, $70, motion sensor device that makes small screens hands-free devices.
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House Series Finale: Did House Get a Happy Ending—or Just an Ending?

E! Online -
Warning: If you haven't watched House's series finale yet, avert your eyes and leave this post immediately. Major spoilers ahead!
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Donald Driver, Katherine Jenkins and William Levy

People Magazine -
William Levy, Donald Driver and Katherine Jenkins brought their best stuff for the fierce final week of Dancing with the Stars, with the judges lavishing one big score after another.
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Maxim Hot 100: Does Bar Refaeli Deserve The Top Spot?

Cinema Blend -
A lot of different magazines put out lists of beautiful women throughout the year. Of course, Maxim is no exception, but what separates their Hot 100 from other lists is a willingness to honor women who might be a little less famous.
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2012 Billboard Music Awards: Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and More Shine in Las ...

E! Online -
You know what they say: What happens in Vegas winds up on E! That's how the saying goes, right? Well yes, in this star-studded scenario, because E!'s own Kristina Guerrero caught up with a whole slew of celebs at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards held at ...
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Magic didn't help themselves

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By Jemele Hill | Stephen A. Smith talks about Orlando parting ways with head coach Stan Van Gundy, GM Otis Smith and the future of Dwight Howard in Orlando and Stan Van Gundy's coaching future.
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Lakers vs. Thunder: Game 5 live updates

Los Angeles Times -
Kobe Bryant scores 15 of the Lakers' first 19 points, but Oklahoma City leads after the first quarter, 26-21. Thunder forward Kevin Durant tries to score on a drive against Lakers power forward Pau Gasol during Game 2 last week in Oklahoma City.
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Brodeur, Devils Show Some Fight in 4-1 Game 4 Win

ABC News -
Martin Brodeur made 27 saves and survived a third-period punch to the chest by old buddy Mike Rupp as the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers, 3-1, Monday night, evening the Eastern Conference Finals, 2-2.
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Help from power players critical for Miami Heat to advance -
If the Heat expects to win pivotal Game 5 of its series with the Pacers, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade must get support from its power players.
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SpaceX Expected to Launch Dragon Capsule to ISS at 3:44am Tuesday Morning

DailyTech -
SpaceX is looking to make another attempt at sending its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) early tomorrow morning.
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Fossil Ink Sacs Yield Jurassic Pigment—A First

National Geographic -
The ink's been dry for 160 million years—but scientists have for the first time confirmed pigment in two fossilized ink sacs from cuttlefish-like animals, a new study says.
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Now, studies link snoring to cancer risk

Times of India -
CLEVELAND: Two new studies have found that people with sleep apnea, a common disorder that causes snoring, fatigue and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, have a higher risk of cancer.
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Dieting May Lower Hormone Levels Tied to Breast Cancer

U.S. News & World Report -
By Randy Dotinga MONDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that weight loss through exercise and dieting helps overweight women lower the levels of certain hormones in their blood, potentially raising the odds that they'll avoid ...
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Third of malaria drugs 'are fake'

BBC News -
By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online A third of malaria drugs used around the world to stem the spread of the disease are counterfeit, data suggests.

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