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Former Serb military leader declared fit for war crimes trial

Vancouver Sun -
The former military leader of the Bosnian Serbs, Ratko Mladic, is fit enough to be extradited to the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague, a court in Serbia has ruled.

Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev offers help to remove Muammar Gaddafi

Herald Sun -
AP From: AP RUSSIA has abandoned one-time ally Muammar Gaddafi and offered to mediate a deal for the Libyan leader to leave the country he has ruled for more than 40 years.

Medicare politicking won't fix problem -
Democrats may be crowing now about the political damage caused to Republicans for embracing Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's unpopular prescription to heal Medicare, but eventually voters will demand more than just criticism of the Ryan plan.


Boston Globe -
Last night in the home dressing room at TD Garden, the beverage of choice was Coors Light. The Bruins, wearing Eastern Conference champions T-shirts, fished the frosty cans from tubs filled with ice water and hoisted them to celebrate ...

Joplin's police chief warns about post-tornado looters and scams

Los Angeles Times -
The Missouri town's death count rises to 132, and people show frustration about delays in identifying many of the dead. Amanda Carper holds her son Silas, 5 months, as she searches the rubble of the home of her grandfather in Joplin, Mo.

Jeff Conaway dies

Monsters and -
Grease star Jeff Conaway has died just weeks after being found unconscious in his California home. Jeff Conaway at The Fifth Annual TV Land Awards, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica Airport, Santa Monica, California.

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Egypt permanently opens Gaza border crossing, eases its 4-year blockade of ...

Washington Post -
( Eyad Baba / Associated Press ) - A Palestinian man waits before crossing into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing, southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, May 26, 2011.

Clinton concludes Pakistan's trip with mounting pressure

Xinhua -
ISLAMABAD, May 28 (Xinhua) -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wrapped up her crucial visit to Islamabad, with mounting pressure on Pakistan for "taking decisive steps in the days ahead against al-Qaida and Taliban leaders.

Air France crash report inconclusive

The Tennessean -
PARIS - Confronted with faulty instrument readings and alarms going off in the cockpit, the pilots of an Air France jetliner struggled to tame the aircraft as it went into an aerodynamic stall, rolled and finally plunged 38000 feet ...

Sudan's seizure of Abyei raises war fears

Washington Post -
ISAAC BILLY/ AFP/GETTY IMAGES - A handout picture from the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) shows a displaced southern Sudanese woman who fled the fighting in the flashpoint disputed region of Abyei.

Mitt Romney finally shows up in Iowa

Los Angeles Times -
But the Republican candidate doesn't say whether he'll compete in a straw vote this summer or go all-out in the caucuses next year.

Casey Anthony trial resumes after testimony on smell of human decay

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The capital murder trial of Casey Anthony enters a fifth day Saturday, a day after jurors heard testimony about a pungent smell coming from the Orlando woman's car.

Lawmaker to propose bill that mirrors Arizona's E-verify law

Salt Lake Tribune -
Rep. Stephen Sandstrom on Friday proposed a Utah version of a newly upheld 2007 Arizona law requiring businesses to use a federal verification program to screen for undocumented immigrants applying for jobs The Orem Republican, ...

Soggy Northern Plains braces for 2nd slug of water

The Associated Press -
LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) - Flooding rivers prompted dozens of swamped Montana communities to declare emergencies, while the soggy Northern Plains braced for the flood waters to descend from higher elevations.

Making Legislative History, With Nod From Obama and Stroke of an Autopen

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - Generations of children learned the basics of the American legislative process from a “Schoolhouse Rock” cartoon, in which “Bill” sings, “If he signs me, then I'll be a law.

Microsoft full-court press

New York Post -
While its own mobile software struggles to compete with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android, Microsoft may have found a far more effective strategy -- lawsuits.

Stocks Gain for Third Consecutive Session -
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks gained for the third straight session Friday amid light trading volumes headed into the long holiday weekend.

End-of-Month Window Dressing: Dave's Daily -
The U of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index was cherry-picked by bulls as the indicator upon which to rally stocks Friday. But, frankly is it really a valid measure of current consumer attitudes?

Data Breach at Security Firm Linked to Attack on Lockheed

New York Times -
Lockheed Martin, the nation's largest military contractor, has battled disruptions in its computer networks this week that might be tied to a hacking attack on a vendor that supplies coded security tokens to ...

Mark Zuckerberg: children should be allowed to use Facebook -
The under-13s should be allowed to use Facebook, the social network's founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has said. Speaking at a summit on innovation in schools and teaching in ...

Poet, musician Gil Scott-Heron dies

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Gil Scott-Heron, dubbed the "godfather of rap" for his mix of poetry and music, died Friday in New York, his publicist at XL Recordings said.

Singer Amy Winehouse Re-Enters Rehab, Fans React -
The turbulent and heavily scrutinized career of English R&B starlet Amy Winehouse has hit another unfortunate snag as the brunette with the booming soulful voice has reportedly entered back into rehab, according to what her spokesperson Chris Goodman ...

Bravo is showing the love to Kara DioGuardi

Monsters and -
The ex American Idol judge was on George Lopez's chatter, and shared that while house-sitting for a vacationing Paula Abdul, she happened upon some defrosted pot brownies.

DIGEST - Carter's brain tumor 'appears to be malignant'

San Francisco Chronicle -
Doctors performed biopsies on one of four tumors in Carter's brain on Friday at Duke University in Durham, NC, and said in a release that preliminary results show it "appears to be malignant.

Miami Heat ticket prices likely to bounce around -
Convince that friend to sell you his or her tickets at more or less face value. It worked for Glen Levine, a Fort Lauderdale attorney.

Yankees-Mariners Preview -
After failing to score enough runs to put away the stingy Seattle Mariners, the New York Yankees might have even more trouble at the plate Saturday night.

Garcia rides a 66 to fore at Nelson

Boston Globe -
AP / May 28, 2011 While Ryan Palmer is doing everything his caddie tells him, Sergio Garcia is playing just fine without a practice round at the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas.

Erick Aybar and Angels hitters finally get started against Minnesota relievers

Los Angeles Times -
After being shut out for seven innings by starter Scott Baker, Angels rally for six runs against Twins' bullpen, with Aybar's three-run homer sparking comeback from 5-0 deficit to 6-5 win.

FDA approves Optimer drug for hospital infection

CBS News -
(AP) WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new antibiotic to treat an intestinal infection that afflicts more than 700000 US patients each year and can sometimes prove fatal.

Flu Vaccines Will Be Enough For Half The Population - So Who Should Get Them?

Medical News Today -
While the CDC is advising everyone to get a flu shot, vaccine makers say this is not necessarily true - some people may not need a repeat shot.

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