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Shock, grief and relief grip Joplin

USA Today -
JOPLIN, Mo. - George Ballew spent Monday in an emergency shelter, nursing his wounds and worrying about his missing wife. By Julie Denesha, Getty Images A storm moves in Monday in Joplin, Mo.
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NATO Bombs Tripoli in Heaviest Strikes Yet

New York Times -
TRIPOLI, Libya - In the heaviest attack yet on the capital since the start of the two-month-old NATO bombing campaign, alliance aircraft struck at least 15 targets in central Tripoli early Tuesday, with most of the airstrikes ...

DNA evidence said to link ex-IMF leader to maid

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
AP NEW YORK - Test results returned Monday found that DNA from former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn matched material on the work clothes of a Manhattan hotel maid who says he attacked her, two people familiar ...

Marchand, Thomas lift Bruins; Boston one win from Cup Final

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BOSTON - Rookie Brad Marchand made his first point of the Eastern Conference finals count, scoring the game-winner at 15:56 of the second period as the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 Monday to move within a win ...

Asian Stocks Swing Between Gains, Losses Amid Concern Recovery is Stalling

Bloomberg -
Asian stocks swung between gains and losses after reports signaled that economic growth in the US and Europe is slowing. Shipping lines advanced on higher cargo rates.

Kirstie cartwheels across the 'Dancing' floor -
If putting on an unexpected and unforgettable performance was all it took to earn a perfect score on “Dancing With the Stars,” Kirstie Alley would have been rolling in 10s after Monday night's finals round.

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Netanyahu Says Israel Can't Return to 'Indefensible' 1967 Lines

San Francisco Chronicle -
May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel can only make peace with the Palestinians if they're prepared to make peace with the Jewish state, and his nation can't return to the "indefensible" 1967 borders.

Icelandic Ash Triggers Dozens of Flight Cancellations

Wall Street Journal -
The Icelandic volcanic eruption triggered dozens of flight cancellations on Tuesday and an emerging backlash from airlines concerned that regulators are being too hasty in deeming airspace unsafe.

Obama cites peace in Northern Ireland, alluding to Middle East

Los Angeles Times -
President Obama does not mention the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but his remarks on Northern Ireland are an appeal for peace talks.

Karachi siege exposes Pakistan military's vulnerabilities

Los Angeles Times -
That a small group of Pakistani Taliban militants could find and exploit a weak spot to enter the Mehran Naval Station in Karachi, and then fight off troops for 17 hours, raises new questions about the military's preparedness.

Supreme Court: California must reduce prison population

Austin American-Statesman -
Anonymous/AP Monday's Supreme Court order for California to cut its number of inmates by more than 30000 would leave the state's prison population at 110000 - 137.5 percent of capacity.

Pawlenty launches presidential campaign in Iowa

The Seattle Times -
Republican Tim Pawlenty launched his campaign for president in Iowa on Monday by saying he would substantially scale back the role of government in society, including cutting or eliminating popular federal programs.

Is Corwin too late to the GOP wave?

Seattle Post Intelligencer -
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY - Republican Jane Corwin badly wants to be the candidate of change in Tuesday's special election, but the wave that swept 63 new Republicans into the House last November might have passed her by.

After nearly 3 years, Casey Anthony to stand trial in daughter's death

CNN International -
By Ashley Hayes, CNN (CNN) -- Before the tabloid headlines, before the media crush, before Casey Anthony and her daughter Caylee became instantly recognizable, there were only two phone calls.

Panel: Toyota has company defects

Press Herald -
A troubleshooting group says structural problems make the automaker slow to react to safety issues. DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp. is too insular and doesn't do a good job of incorporating feedback from customers or outside testing agencies into its car ...

Justice Department sues H&R Block to prevent purchase of TaxACT

Kansas City Star -
Warning of a “virtual duopoly” in digital tax preparation services, the US Justice Department sued H&R Block Inc. on Monday to prevent its planned purchase of TaxACT.

Asian markets steady amid euro zone debt woes

Reuters -
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks held steady on Tuesday but may resume declines after the prior session's sell-off as fears about the euro zone's worsening debt problems and volatile commodity prices kept investors on edge.

Microsoft Head Announces Windows 8 Release

Fox News -
Microsoft leader Steve Ballmer announced that the next version of his company's operating system - Windows 8 - will be available in 2012.

Square payment system uses iPads as cash registers

San Francisco Chronicle -
Square, the mobile payments startup co-founded by the creator of Twitter, showed off technology Monday that it said could one day replace cash registers and eliminate paper receipts.

Sony's profit forecast turns into a $3.2 billion loss

USA Today -
By Mike Snider, USA TODAY By Itsuo Inouye, AP file By Itsuo Inouye, AP file Security breaches of its PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment service followed the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Apple iPhone 5 Will Feature Curved Glass Display: Report

eWeek -
Apple's iPhone 5 will include a curved glass display, perhaps similar to that of the Google Nexus S, according to a new online report.

Oprah's 10 most memorable moments -
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Shirtless Justin Bieber Hits the Beach with Selena Gomez!

The Gossip Girls -
Ready to take a little time off from their usually chaotic schedules, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber jetted off to Maui, Hawaii on Monday (May 23).

Jansen meltdown leaves Dodgers with latest crushing loss, 4-3

Los Angeles Times -
Even when things seem to go right for the Dodgers, somehow they still manage to go very wrong. The Dodgers were all set up Monday for a 3-1 win on an Andre Ethier game-winning pinch hit.

Heat clamp down on Bulls, MVP Derrick Rose

USA Today -
MIAMI - Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra doesn't even want to remotely, even kind of slightly, suggest the Heat are doing a fantastic job on Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose.

Hart Smacks 3 Home Runs And Drives in 7 for Brewers

New York Times -
By AP Corey Hart hit his first three home runs of the season and drove in seven to lift the surging Milwaukee Brewers past the visiting Washington Nationals, 11-3, on Monday night.

Bulls rally to Joakim Noah's defense

Chicago Sun-Times -
This photo take May 22, 2011 shows Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah during Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals basketball series against the Miami Heat in Miami, Sunday, May 22, 2011.

Feds' OK of hepatitis C drug will aid patients, back $1.1B Hub move

Boston Herald -
Vertex Pharmaceuticals won approval for its highly anticipated hepatitis C drug yesterday, a victory that ensures the upcoming move of its Cambridge campus to Fan Pier.

Outdoor Smoking Ban Takes Effect – But Residents Will Have To Police Themselves

NY1 -
The city's outdoor smoking ban is now in effect, with smoking is outlawed in city parks, pedestrian plazas, beaches, boardwalks, marinas, public golf courses and sports stadia.


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