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Gates draws the line on North Korea's nuclear program: No ...

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Secretary of Defense Gates in Singapore with China's deputy Chief of General Staff Ma Xiaotian. Defense ministers and policy makers from 27 nations gathered in Singapore for the summit on Asian defense and security.

Obama seeks to quell Sotomayor dust-up

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama sought yesterday to douse the political firestorm over Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's much-dissected 2001 remark that a "wise Latina woman" could often reach "better" judgments than a white judge.

Jay Leno says thanks and goodbye on 'Tonight Show'

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Greg Braxton With a touch of emotion in his voice and a bit of dampness in his eyes, Jay Leno on Friday said his final farewell to "The Tonight Show," NBC's top-rated late-night franchise that he hosted for 17 years.
Video: AP Top Stories
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Iran executes trio for mosque bombing

BBC News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Three men convicted of bombing an Iranian mosque two days ago have been publicly executed, state media says. The bombing killed at least 19 people during evening prayers in the south-east city of Zahedan on Thursday.
Iran hangs three mosque bombers Monsters and Critics.com

Palestinians differ on US promises

Aljazeera.net - ‎4 hours ago‎
Palestinian Fatah has said it was "encouraged" by the meeting between Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, and his US counterpart in the White House, while Hamas said the encounter would lead to nothing.
Obama in the Muslim World Washington Post

UN: Sri Lanka death toll unknown

Aljazeera.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
The world may never know the extent of civilian deaths during the final days of the Sri Lankan military's assault on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a senior UN official has said.

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The Obama Presidency

Washington Post - ‎50 minutes ago‎
At the Five Guys near Nationals Park, President Obama ordered a cheeseburger with jalapeños and hobnobbed with the lunchtime crowd.

Olathe's Kavya Shivashankar wins national spelling bee

Kansas City Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
BY KEVIN WRIGHT “When I was the last one left, I thought I had a chance to win, but I didn't think about (winning) until then,” she said.

Nearly all Bay Area state parks would close

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎2 hours ago‎
(05-29) 21:20 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Nearly 50 parks, beaches and historic sites in the greater Bay Area region, including Mount Tamalpais, Angel Island and Big Sur, would close under a draft plan outlining how California's 279 parks would be affected by ...

Chrysler Judge Plans to Rule June 1 on Asset Sale to Fiat Group

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Christopher Scinta and Tiffany Kary May 30 (Bloomberg) -- Chrysler LLC may find out June 1 whether it can sell most of its business to a group led by Italy's Fiat SpA in a deal intended to restart the bankrupt automaker's idled manufacturing plants.

General Motors wins concessions from UAW

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Paul Sancya / AP United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger discusses the union's new contract with General Motors during a news conference in Detroit.
What's GM worth? CNNMoney.com

US STOCKS-Commodity shares, Coca-Cola lift Wall Street

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Ellis Mnyandu NEW YORK, May 29 (Reuters) - US stocks rose on Friday, capping their third straight monthly advance, as rising commodity prices lifted shares of natural resource companies, while a sliding dollar boosted the allure of multinationals, ...

Microsoft Bing No Sure Thing

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
By NICK WINGFIELD and JESSICA E. VASCELLARO Microsoft Corp. hasn't had much success competing head-on with Google Inc. in the Internet search market.

Sprint has Palm Pre exclusive through 2009

CNET News - ‎14 hours ago‎
by Bonnie Cha Just after Verizon Wireless revealed that it would offer the Palm Pre in the next six months or so, Sprint has pushed back and asserted that it will have the exclusive on the Palm Pre through 2009.

Wikipedia excommunicates Church of Scientology

CNET News - ‎6 hours ago‎
by Chris Matyszczyk So we should look to any possible source of guidance to help us through the messy morass of life. If Wikipedia does it for you, lovely.

Phil Spector gets 19 years to life for actress' murder

Los Angeles Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Music producer Phil Spector, center, and his attorney Dennis Riordan appear in a courtroom for Spector's sentencing in Los Angeles.

Asner's Balloonist Meets Talking Dog, Giant Bird: Rick Warner

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
May 30 (Bloomberg) -- “Up,” the latest animated gem from Walt Disney Co.'s Pixar studio, is a fitting film for our budget-conscious times.

Susan Boyle no longer sure thing to win 'Britain's Got Talent'

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎

Lakers finally arrive

Los Angeles Times - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol embrace as they put the finishing touches on the Denver Nuggets in Game 6 on Friday night. Lakers put it all together and finish off Nuggets to reach championship series for the second year in a row.

Fleury flop not like to be repeated in Cup finals

USA Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Ira Podell, AP Hockey Writer DETROIT - The Pittsburgh Penguins are set to put the experience of last year's Stanley Cup finals appearance to good use in the rematch against the Detroit Red Wings.

3-Dot Lounge: Cavs' great opportunity - if it's real

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Can't wait to see what's next in the saga of Chinese investors taking an interest in LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

A/H1N1 flu continues to spread worldwide

Xinhua - ‎42 minutes ago‎

Confusion over H1N1 cases in Linn, Johnson counties

Gazette Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Cindy Hadish Update: The Iowa Department of Public Health today said there is a confirmed case of H1N1 flu in Johnson County. "Thursday, IDPH inaccurately reported to Johnson County Public Health Department that a resident tested positive for H1N1; ...

Pregnancy Weight Gain

WebMD - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) today issued new guidelines on how much weight to gain during pregnancy. But actually, those guidelines begin before pregnancy.

Touring New York, Young Harry's First Official Visit Opens Most ...

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain's Prince Harry spends a moment with 4-year-old Madison Murphy at Ground Zero. Madison's mom, Monica Iken, lost her husband, Michael, on Sept.

Gay marriage a minefield for candidates for California governor

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
For Democrats and Republicans, too strong a stand in the primary could alienate voters in the general election, especially if a bid to repeal Prop.

Levin: Memos don't show what Cheney says they do

CNN - ‎11 hours ago‎
By Ed Hornick WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says former Vice President Dick Cheney's claims -- that classified CIA memos show enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding worked -- are ...
Cheney's pitch Salt Lake Tribune