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Former South Korean President Roh Dead In Apparent Suicide

Voice of America - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By Kurt Achin Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun has died in an apparent suicide. Mr. Roh fell to his death Saturday from a mountain cliff.

UN's Ban visits Sri Lankan displaced persons camp

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Louis Charbonneau MANIK FARM, Sri Lanka, May 23 (Reuters) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation.

President's Detention Plan Tests American Legal Tradition

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
By WILLIAM GLABERSON President Obama's proposal for a new legal system in which terrorism suspects could be held in “prolonged detention” inside the United States without trial would be a departure from the way this country sees itself, ...

UNSC concerned over impact of Suu Kyi's detention in Myanmar

Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
United Nations (PTI): The UN Security Council on Saturday expressed its concern over the political impact of the detention of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Myanmar.

2 Challenges for India's New Government: Lifting Up the Economy ...

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
By SOMINI SENGUPTA NEW DELHI - In a hall adorned with paintings of battle, an understated economist named Manmohan Singh was sworn in Friday evening as prime minister of India for a second five-year term.

It's not a war zone, Pakistan army says

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
An air tour of the Swat Valley shows few scars from Pakistan's fight against a Taliban ally. BY SAEED SHAH KHWAZAKHELA, Pakistan -- From the window of a Pakistani army helicopter, the Swat Valley looked serene and inviting, not at all like a ...

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Navy grads get talk on security

Baltimore Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Paul West | paul.west@baltsun.com President Barack Obama carried the debate over national security to the US Naval Academy on Friday, telling graduating midshipmen that America's fundamental values and principles "help keep us safe.

Analysis: CIA's Panetta tries to thread the needle

The Associated Press - ‎43 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - If Leon Panetta was hired to lead the CIA because of his deft touch with Congress, he's been earning his paycheck.

Creditors not to blame for our greed

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
By ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ I heard a radio ad the other day that got me all worked up -- and it wasn't even about an elected official.

Area Jobless Rates Stable in April, but Expected to Grow

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
By V. Dion Haynes The unemployment rates in the District, Maryland and Virginia showed signs of stabilizing in April, according to government data released yesterday.

Cheaper gas, busier roads expected for holiday weekend

Enterprise News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Vehicles southbound on Route 3A go around the Hingham rotary on Friday afternoon, the start of the Memorial Day weekend. More people are expected to be traveling by car this holiday weekend, taking advantage of gas prices that are far below what was ...

Big Banks to Pay Larger Share of FDIC Levy

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Binyamin Appelbaum The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which guarantees bank deposits against loss, yesterday approved a controversial change requiring big banks to pay a larger share of the bill for that insurance.

Bolden Is Likely Pick to Run NASA

Wall Street Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
By ANDY PASZTOR and TW FARNAM WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is expected to pick former astronaut and retired Marine Corps Gen.
Train the next generation MiamiHerald.com

Cartier sues Apple over third party iPhone watch software [U]

Apple Insider - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Prince McLean Luxury watch maker Cartier International filed suit against Apple today for allowing a third party iPhone developer to post an application depicting a watch image which Cartier claims infringes on its designs.

Report: So. Carolina AG never prosecuted prostitution case

CNET News - ‎11 hours ago‎
by Greg Sandoval One thing is for sure, if a story reported yesterday is accurate, Henry McMaster, the attorney general for South Carolina is no expert at fighting prostitution.

Life after 'Idol' not surefire stardom

The Spokesman Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP American Idol finalist Adam Lambert, left, and winner Kris Allen. Allen won the competition, but history shows winning doesn't mean success.

'Terminator Salvation' grosses $13.4 mil at the box office on Thursday

Entertainment Weekly - ‎14 hours ago‎
Terminator Salvation, the fourth movie in the Terminator series, opened to $13.4 million on Thursday, according to Box Office Mojo.

Local Memorial Day events

Dailyrecord.com - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Decoration of graves takes place at 7:30 am, as well as a wreath-laying and rifle volleys at the World War I and Pearl Harbor memorials at the Little Red Schoolhouse, located at the corner of Ridgedale and Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park.
Parades, events set for holiday Belleville News Democrat
Memorial Day Weekend events Allentown Morning Call

Santana overcomes Mets' errors in victory

Philadelphia Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johan Santana did fine against the Boston Red Sox hitters. His own fielders gave him problems. The ace lefty should be used to it.

LeBron James' shot a sweet switch for Cleveland: Bill Livingston

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - ‎19 minutes ago‎
In one second that could be remem bered around here forever, LeBron James caught an inbounds pass and gathered spring from the same place that Michael Jordan so often was able to rise above resistance.
LeBron James' shot beats Magic Detroit Free Press

This time, Yankees experience deep trouble in new stadium

New York Daily News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
That was the sentiment of the Phillies, who came to the Bronx and treated Yankee Stadium like ... well, home. They had seen the evidence that the place was a bandbox, along the lines of their own park.

US Asks Firms to Make Swine Flu Vaccine

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
By David Brown and Rob Stein The federal government has asked three drug companies to make enough swine flu vaccine to immunize at least 20 million people in key positions in health care, national security and emergency services, officials said ...

Held hostage by the health system

Boston Globe - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Dr. Marcia Angell The Senate Finance Committee's hearings on health reform earlier this month did not include testimony from any advocate for single-payer insurance.

Doctor fears time is short for Daniel Hauser

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
By WARREN WOLFE and JENNA ROSS, Star Tribune staff writers I highly doubt the young man is the one who wants to avoid treatment. I can in no way claim to know what cancer treatment is like, but kids … read more listen to their parents and I am inclined ...

NY synagogue hosts diverse meeting after bomb threat

USA Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
By David Goldman, AP By Shawn Cohen, USA TODAY NEW YORK - Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders this morning gathered to denounce religious hatred and express solidarity two days after a Riverdale terrorist plot was foiled.

State policies work against good fiscal management

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Five recommendations could help, including updating the tax structure, ending the two-thirds majority rule, reigning in initiatives, building a serious rainy day fund and getting real oversight.

House panels will make haste on climate bill, Hoyer says

New York Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
By DARREN SAMUELSOHN, Greenwire Expect another fast-paced month of committee action on a sweeping global warming and energy bill ahead of possible floor debate in late June or early July, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said today.
the Climate-Bill Giveaway Wall Street Journal