Reuters - - 48 minutes ago
VENICE, La., May 30 (Reuters) - US lawmakers and local residents clamored on Sunday for BP and the Obama administration to do more to save the Gulf Coast from an out-of-control oil spill that has become the biggest ...
BP Shifts Gears in Gulf Oil Fight Wall Street Journal
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Two sisters walk down a street which was flooded by rains from Tropical Storm Agatha in Amatitilan May 30, 2010. GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The remnants of Tropical Storm Agatha dumped more rain across Central America on Sunday after killing at least ...
Scores Dead in Wake of Storm in Central America New York Times
Washington Post - - 7 minutes ago
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- A former defense minister who would continue President Álvaro Uribe's tough anti-guerrilla policies handily defeated a former Bogota mayor Sunday in the first round of presidential elections.
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The Gaza protest flotilla changed course to gain distance from the Israeli navy boats which had hailed them, demanded they identify themselves and warned them they would not be allowed to reach Gaza, an Al-Jazeera ...
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Reuters - - 12 minutes ago
LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's new coalition government is committed to cutting a gaping budget deficit despite the resignation of a finance minister over his expenses claims, officials said on ...
Alexander 'paid home sale taxes' BBC News
Jerusalem Post - - 47 minutes ago
PM will seek clarification and reassurances during White House visit. It may be too late. NEW YORK - Egypt came into the monthlong NPT conference swinging, and hit Israel square on the jaw.
At nuclear conference, US expects little, gains little Washington Post
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Jae C. Hong/AP A worker left the beach as storm clouds approached in Grand Isle, La., on Sunday. By CLIFFORD KRAUSS, JOHN M. BRODER and JACKIE CALMES This article is by Clifford Krauss, John M. Broder and Jackie Calmes.
Talk-show guests: Sunday, May 30, 2010 Washington Post
San Jose Mercury News - - 1 hour ago
Courtesy Meg Whitman campaign -- A campaign mailer from Meg Whitman's campaign which seeks to paint her gubernatorial opponent, Steve Poizner, as having more in common with liberals on social issues than social conservatives, a title they're both ...
In Calif., one bull market left Washington Post
BusinessWeek - - 52 minutes ago
May 31 (Bloomberg) -- Healthscope Ltd. received two additional takeover offers that value Australia's second-biggest hospital owner at A$1.84 billion ($1.6 billion) and top a bid by Blackstone Group LP and its partners.
Healthscope Gets New Bids Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 19 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives a speech at a conference hosted by the Bank of Japan in Tokyo May 26, 2010. SEOUL (Reuters) - The heads of the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank on Monday both singled out emerging economies as ...
Fed chief sees delicate dance ahead The Associated Press
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
Pedestrians are reflected in a stock index board outside a brokerage house in Tokyo May 28, 2010. WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Asian stocks are set to weaken on Monday after a downgrade of Spain's credit rating renewed fears that the euro zone's fiscal ...
Spain Rating Is Downgraded Wall Street Journal
PC Magazine - - 3 hours ago
Have you heard of "Quit Facebook Day?" If not, you're not alone. In response to the recent Facebook privacy issues, a batch of users founded this celebration of-sorts (not on Facebook, obviously) in hopes that thousands more would join their commitment ...
Toronto duo push 'Quit Facebook Day' Toronto Sun
PC Magazine - - 1 hour ago
At long-last, a new version of the Skype application for the iPhone has been released and, more importantly, it allows owners of Apple's device to make outbound Skype calls using their 3G connections.
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PC Magazine - - 5 hours ago
The technology world has been anticipating Amazon's response to the launch of Apple's iPad for months, and it looks like the company is getting close to unveiling its latest iteration of its Kindle device.
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Celine Dion is pregnant with twins, a rep for the star confirmed to Access Hollywood. The singer's husband and manager, Rene Angelil, announced the baby news to People on Sunday.
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ABC News - - 2 hours ago
Hollywood and fans were saddened by the news that legendary actor and director Dennis Hopper, 74, died Saturday from complications of prostate cancer.
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Mike Groll / Associated PressDario Franchitti, his wife, Ashley Judd and car owner Chip Ganassi celebrate at the start-finish line after Franchitt's victory in Sunday's Indianapolis 500.
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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
CHICAGO - The opening game of the Stanley Cup finals might have been a defensive train wreck, but you could not blame Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger, who was plus-2 with two assists in 32 minutes 21 seconds of ice time.
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FOXNews - 22 minutes ago
Forget about all the blarney that's being bandied about in the media about the historic finals competition between these two storied franchises.
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Xinhua - - 10 minutes ago
BEIJING, May 31 (Xinhuanet) -- A study conducted by neuroscientists in the US finds that acupuncture can ease pain by triggering a natural painkilling chemical called adenosine, according to the Nature Neuroscience Monday.
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Doctors have warned that Scottish pregnant smokers do not know enough about the health risks for themselves and their babies. Currently, 19% of pregnant women are smokers, compared to 29% in 1995.
U.S. News & World Report - 6 hours ago
SUNDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- A study in mice suggests that a preventive breast cancer vaccine might be possible in humans, scientists say.
Breast cancer vaccine tests positive Sydney Morning Herald
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Reuters - - May 27, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two years after Vallejo, California, filed for bankruptcy protection, officials in nearby Antioch are also tossing around the 'B' word.
Wall Street Journal - - May 27, 2010
I don't see how the president's position and popularity can survive the oil spill. This is his third political disaster in his first 18 months in office.
New York Times (blog) - - May 25, 2010
Six years ago, I had a regular job, in an office. I was there 9 or 10 hours a day, made a decent living and even found the work occasionally interesting.
FOXNews - May 27, 2010
Presidents are never really off the clock, even when they go on vacation. But President Obama's decision to skip the traditional Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington while on his second vacation since the BP oil spill began has some wondering what the ...
Huffington Post (blog) - May 27, 2010
Our daughter came to us last night urging us to watch the video of the abuse at your plant. She was overcome with grief that human beings could inflict such cruelty and unconscious hatred at the most benign of creatures and their infants.