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Lockheed Martin thwarts cyber-attack

ZDNet -
Hackers attempted to break into the systems of Lockheed Martin, the US government's largest IT provider, on 21st May. The company managed to stop the attack before data was stolen.

2011 now deadliest year for tornadoes since 1953

Detroit Free Press -
Friends of Will Norton -- who was coming home from his high school graduation when the EF5 tornado hit last week -- console one another Saturday in Joplin, Mo.

Explosion at North Carolina chemical plant forces evacuations

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff Hundreds of people were evacuated after a Caldwell County, North Carolina, chemical plant on Saturday. The explosion at Chemical Coatings Inc. ignited a fire (CNN) -- An explosion at a North Carolina chemical plant Saturday ...

Messi, Barcelona capture Champions crown

Boston Globe -
AP / May 29, 2011 Led by another dominant performance from Lionel Messi, the Catalan club beat Manchester United, 3-1, yesterday to earn its third Champions League title in six seasons and No.

NFL star Tony Romo weds Candice Crawford -
Actor Chace Crawford, NFL player Tony Romo and Candice Crawford are seen in April. Romo and Candice Crawford wed May 28 in Dallas.

What fueled recent drop in gas prices?

Boston Globe -
Memorial Day weekend typically ushers in summer gas price increases along with the summer vacation season. Not so this year. Gas prices fell 15 cents last week, bringing the average for a gallon of unleaded to $3.85.

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Hamas, Fatah leaders to meet soon on implementing reconciliation pact

Xinhua -
GAZA, May 28 (Xinhua) -- A senior Fatah official on Saturday announced that leaders of Islamic Hamas movement and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party are to meet soon over implementing the reconciliation pact.

Afghan police chief killed, NATO general wounded in attack

By the CNN Wire Staff Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A bombing in northern Afghanistan that killed a top Afghan official and wounded a German general Saturday came as tribal leaders warned that insurgent attacks were discouraging some civilians from ...

Egyptian Court Fines Mubarak, Ex-Officials $90 Million for Telecom Shutdown

Voice of America -
Photo: AP An Egyptian court has fined ousted president Hosni Mubarak and two of his former ministers $90 million for shutting down telecommunication services during the country's popular uprising earlier this year.

Obama has European 'bounce' in his step

WARSAW - US President Barack Obama has left Europe telling Americans that despite budget-busting economic blight, they must not cede their role as a promoter and guarantor of global freedom.

Truce in Yemen halts week of deadly clashes

Reuters -
Anti-regime protesters carry the body of a fighter loyal to opposition tribal chief Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar, who were killed during clashes with security forces in the past few days, in Sanaa May 28, 2011.

Week 1: As Casey Anthony murder trial begins, mysteries remain

CNN International -
Orlando (CNN) -- On the fourth day of jury selection for the Florida v. Casey Anthony murder trial, potential juror No. 1 may have captured public sentiment best.

Blues flew too low at 130 feet, NBC reports

Pensacola News Journal -
NBC News has reported that four Blue Angels pilots were flying only 130 feet above the ground - 370 feet lower than the minimum, 500-foot standard - when they exited a diamond formation on May 22 in Lynchburg, Va.

NH GOP energized over visits from Romney, Palin

Boston Herald -
News-starved New Hampshire Republicans - and even local Democrats - are licking their chops over the hotly anticipated arrivals next week of GOP titans Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney in what one Granite State activist is ...

Rising consumer confidence lifts stocks

BusinessWeek -
Stocks are closing higher after an unexpected jump in consumer confidence and slight gains in Americans' spending and income. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment index came in above analysts' ...

Dollar Drops on Outlook for Economy

Bloomberg -
The dollar fell for a second week against its major trading partners as reports showing growth cooled in the US fueled speculation the recovery of the world's biggest economy may be ...

Russia's ChronoPay Executive Linked to Mac Defender Scam

International Business Times -
An e-mail belonging to ChronoPay financial controller Alexandra Volkova has been traced to MacDefender and Mac Security Scareware incidents, according to a new web security report.

Space station ranks as an engineering marvel

USA Today -
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Spacewalking astronauts wound up 12 years of International Space Station assembly this past week, putting the finishing touches on a legitimate contender for the greatest engineering achievement ...

Gil Scott-Heron, poet and 'bluesologist,' dies

San Francisco Chronicle -
Gil Scott-Heron, the poet and recording artist whose syncopated spoken style and mordant critiques of politics, racism and mass media in pieces like "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" made him a notable voice of black protest culture in the 1970s ...

Box office update: 'The Hangover Part II' adds another $30 mil on Friday

Entertainment Weekly -
Now this is one stubborn Hangover. After scoring the third-best Thursday debut ever with $31.6 million, The Hangover Part II showed no signs of retreating and posted another $30 million on Friday, according to early estimates.

PIC: Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries Celebrate Engagement in Monaco

Us Magazine -
Newly-engaged Kim Kardashian and her NBA beau Kris Humphries attended the AmberLounge Fashion Show in Monaco on Friday. Kardashian, 30, dazzled in a white hot dress.

'American Idol': Lee Dwyze Refuses To Crown Scotty McCreery As Champion? -
Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer of FOX's hit reality series American Idol, is reportedly “upset” with Lee Dwyze, the winner of last season's competition, for not awarding this year's winner, Scotty McCreery, the trophy during the season finale.

Funeral for Cali Swag District's M-Bone Attracts Thousands

Hollywood Reporter -
Family, friends and fans gather to mourn the sudden death of the 22-year-old rapper. More than 2000 people gathered to pay their respects at the funeral of hip-hop artist Montae "M-Bone" Talbert in Inglewood, California on Friday, MTV News reported.

Sound pounding -
UFC 130 had already lost a lot of its sizzle before the show kicked off Saturday night. For more MMA/boxing news and analysis, check out Inside Fights.

Black and Gold rush

Boston Globe -
He sounded no different than a million other Bruins fans who called talk shows and friends yesterday. “Last night was a hell of a game.

Dodgers, Kuroda, lose 6-1 to Marlins

Kansas City Star -
AP Fans try to avoid a broken bat from Florida Marlins' Hanley Ramirez during the eighth inning of their baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Los Angeles.

Jim Buss doesn't duck any questions about the Lakers

Los Angeles Times -
The owner's son, under the gun about the decision to hire Mike Brown, talks about the new coach, the old coach, Kobe Bryant and next season's roster.

Heat's James isn't sweating tough task of guarding Nowitzki

Boston Globe -
AP / May 29, 2011 There's a chance at some point in the NBA Finals, which begin Tuesday when Dallas visits Miami, that Heat forward LeBron James may find himself guarding Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki.

Goodbye Food Pyramid, Hello Dinner Plate

New York Times -
The first lady, Michelle Obama, has led the push for increased exercise and healthy eating. Officials said the current food pyramid, above, was confusing.

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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