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HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc warned on Tuesday that a planned attempt to plug its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well may be delayed or abandoned, as the energy giant faced mounting pressure from the Obama administration to contain the catastrophic spill.
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WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will seek $500 million for security and send up to 1200 National Guard troops to the US-Mexican border, an administration official said on Tuesday, after demands from both ...
Video: Obama to Send 1,200 Troops to US-Mexico Border The Associated Press
Obama Sends Guard To The Border Los Angeles Times
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MIAMI - Moments after their bids to host the 2014 Super Bowl were left out in the cold, hopeful organizers from Miami and Tampa began looking at the same thing.
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WASHINGTON - North Korea's decision to sever ties with South Korea over Seoul's charges it torpedoed one of its warships is an "odd" move contrary to Pyongyang's self-interest, a US official said Tuesday.
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KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaican soldiers and police skirmished on Tuesday with armed supporters of a fugitive alleged drug lord facing US extradition in the third day of violence that has killed 31 people, mostly young civilians.
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GAZA (Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip overnight after Palestinian militants fired a rocket and mortar shells at the Jewish state, Palestinian officials and the Israeli military said on Wednesday.
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As everyone has reported, Republican Dino Rossi will formally enter the US Senate race Wednesday against three-term incumbent Sen. Patty Murray (D).
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By the CNN Wire Staff Washington (CNN) -- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates issued a lukewarm endorsement Tuesday of a newly unveiled Democratic plan to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
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AP Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in Beijing Monday for US-China talks. He was to speak in Tokyo Wednesday. With Congress getting close to finalizing an overhaul of the nation's financial-regulatory system, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben ...
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Reuters - - 11 minutes ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 25 (Reuters) - The Trans-Alaska Pipeline, partly owned by BP (BP.L), shut down on Tuesday after a crude oil spill, drastically cutting supply out of Alaska's oilfields.
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May 25 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. said it will introduce “drastically simplified” tools for privacy controls tomorrow, aiming to assuage concerns about how the site handles user information.
PC World - - 2 hours ago
Today's reports of a managerial shakeup at Microsoft - specifically the departure of two key executives from the company's entertainment division that makes mobile phone software, Xbox game consoles, and Zune media players - is a yet another strong ...
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Simon Fuller picks Alannah Myles' hit Black Velvet for Crystal Bowersox. It's a smoky, bluesy number -- a pop song, for sure, but with allusions to folk and blues -- and if Crystal's going to be an American Idol, she needs to be able to do the pop ...
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DES MOINES, Iowa - The eight remaining members of the metal band Slipknot described bassist Paul Gray as a man with a big heart who represented everything that was wonderful about the group.
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MONTREAL (AP) - The Montreal Canadiens nearly went down as a failed chemistry experiment. Instead, the remade Habs took their fans on the team's longest playoff ride in 17 years.
Philadelphia Flyers reflect on thrilling run to Stanley Cup finals The Canadian Press
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The competition to temporarily replace Ben Roethlisberger as the Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback is becoming a one-man race.
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The Tampa Bay Lightning ushered in the next major phase of the new era in introducing Steve Yzerman as the General Manager of the team Tuesday at a press conference inside the St. Pete Times Forum.
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May 25, 2010 -- The latest list of terrible-for-you restaurant food is out, with consumer groups accusing big national chains of packing huge amounts of calories onto unsuspecting diners.
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Huffington Post (blog) - May 20, 2010
Late last week rumors began to spread that LeBron James' mom (PICTURES), Gloria James, had sex with her son's teammate Delonte West.
Wall Street Journal - - May 24, 2010
Doctors readily dispense prescriptions and advice, but what do they do themselves? A number of surveys, polls and questionnaires provide some clues—and some surprises.
New York Times - - May 24, 2010
FOR THE RECORD Researchers attached geolocators weighing as little as two grains of rice to Arctic terns like this one. By CARL ZIMMER In 1976, the biologist Robert E. Gill Jr.
msnbc.com (blog) - - May 20, 2010
But what was most remarkable about reaction to the "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!" on the popular social networking site was the absence of outrage in the Arab world.
Engadget (blog) - - May 21, 2010
Google made some waves yesterday when it announced the new Google TV platform, backed by major players like Sony, Logitech, Intel, Dish Network, and Best Buy.