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Obama sets a new course for GM

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JUSTIN HYDE • FREE PRESS WASHINGTON STAFF • May 31, 2009 WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce on Monday the bankruptcy of General Motors Corp.

Suspect held in abortion doctor's slaying

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
(06-01) 04:00 PDT Wichita, Kan. -- Dr. George Tiller - one of the few US physicians who performed late-term abortions and long a target of violent extremists as well as principled opponents - was shot and killed Sunday in the lobby of his church.

Gates Says There Are 'Some Signs' North Korea May Test Missile

Bloomberg - ‎56 minutes ago‎
By Viola Gienger and Heejin Koo June 1 (Bloomberg) -- US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said North Korea may be preparing to conduct its second long- range ballistic missile test since April, following on last month's detonation of a nuclear device.

Deadly bomb blast in northwestern Pakistan

Washington Post - ‎52 minutes ago‎
AP PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- One person is dead and at least eight others are hurt after a bomb exploded at a bus terminal in northwestern Pakistan.
Pakistan lifts curfews in Swat The Associated Press

6 Die as Palestinian Authority Forces Clash With Hamas

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Muhammed Muheisen/AP A Palestinian police officer examined the damage to a house after a clash between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas in the West Bank town of Qalqilya on Sunday.
6 dead in West Bank clash Philadelphia Inquirer

I'm staying on as PM, says Brown

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Gordon Brown has insisted that he will carry on as prime minister despite predictions Labour will fare badly in this week's local and European vote.
PM faces calls for autumn election The Press Association

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Cornyn doesn't rule out filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Sotomayor

Dallas Morning News - ‎53 minutes ago‎
By TODD J. GILLMAN / The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON - Texas Sen. John Cornyn declined Sunday to rule out a Republican filibuster of President Barack Obama's first Supreme Court nominee, but he urged the Senate and public to "calm down" long enough ...
Senators to meet Obama's nominee Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nevada Partnership Bill Now Law

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
By STEVE FRIESS The Nevada Legislature voted into law a domestic partnership registry for same-sex and unmarried straight couples on Sunday evening, with the Assembly mustering the two-thirds vote required to override a veto by Gov.
Veto overrides ensure state funding San Francisco Chronicle

Minnesota Senate fight goes before state's high court

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP / June 1, 2009 ST. PAUL - Al Franken and Norm Coleman's Senate battle goes before Minnesota's Supreme Court today, a critical point in a race that has dragged on for about half a year since the final vote was cast.

Asian Stocks Advance on China Manufacturing, Commodity Prices

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jonathan Burgos and Shani Raja June 1 (Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks rose, extending the longest monthly winning streak since the financial crisis began in 2007, as an expansion in Chinese manufacturing for a third month drove commodity prices higher.

Gore-backed Hara sees profit from low-carbon economy

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By David Lawsky SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An environmental start-up backed by Al Gore's venture capital firm aims to take advantage of coming US climate change legislation by helping companies like Coca Cola and even cities cut pollution.

Judge clears way for 'New Chrysler'

CNNMoney.com - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Bankruptcy judge gives go-ahead for automaker to sell most of its assets to group led by Fiat. By Aaron Smith, CNNMoney.com staff writer NEW YORK (CNNMoney.

Adobe Aligns Software Branding to Shine Light on Flash

PC World - ‎3 hours ago‎
Adobe is aligning its Web design and developer tools, including a new one available for testing Monday, under its Flash brand to emphasize the heart of its strategy to give developers everything they need to build RIAs.

Posted by Oliver Marks @ 10:57 pm

ZDNet Blogs - ‎1 hour ago‎
By now you will probably have digested the initial information about Google Wave, strategically announced on the same day as Microsoft's Bing search engine last week.

Qualcomm Shows Off Snapdragon Smartbooks

PC Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
by Mark Hachman Qualcomm said Sunday night that it has persuaded a number of Taiwan ODMs to at least show off netbooks, which it calls "smartbooks," that use its Snapdragon microprocessor.

Andy Samberg On Hosting MTV Movie Awards: 'I Think It Went Well!'

MTV.com - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By Jocelyn Vena, with reporting by Tim Kash Now that Andy Samberg has killed it as this year's host of the MTV Movie Awards, he's officially part of the MTV family.

Report: Singer Susan Boyle in London clinic

The Associated Press - ‎22 minutes ago‎
LONDON (AP) - Scottish singer Susan Boyle was taken to a London clinic for treatment following her second-place finish in a nationwide talent competition, a newspaper reported Monday.

Leno's "Tonight Show" farewell sweet but not sappy

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
By Randee Dawn NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Americans are used to change -- we get a brand-new administration in Washington, DC, every four years or so.

PENGUINS NOTEBOOK Pittsburgh unsatisfied with face-off performance

Detroit Free Press - ‎26 minutes ago‎
BY GEORGE SIPPLE • FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER • June 1, 2009 Face-offs were an area of concern for the Pittsburgh Penguins following their 3-1 loss Saturday night to the Red Wings in the Stanley Cup finals.

Johnson overtakes Stewart to win thriller at Dover

San Jose Mercury News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer Jimmie Johnson poses with the trophy in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Autism Speaks 400 auto race Sunday, May 31, 2009, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del.

LeBron on non-shake: I'm not a poor sport

Detroit Free Press - ‎10 minutes ago‎
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James finally talked about not making the NBA Finals, and he insists Cleveland's loss to Orlando will not impact his future with the Cavaliers.
Cavs need to upgrade San Francisco Chronicle

Promising Results in Stomach and Breast Cancer Drugs

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
By ANDREW POLLACK ORLANDO, Fla. - The breast cancer drug Herceptin may now have a role in treating stomach cancer as well, according to study results announced here on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Hurdles remain in Obama's push to revamp health care

USA Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Jim Young, Reuters By Susan Page, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - Now the policymakers who for months have been promising to overhaul the health care system have to start doing it.
People want health reform that works Helena Independent Record

Chile confirms 26 new cases of A/H1N1 flu

Xinhua - ‎4 hours ago‎
SANTIAGO, May 31 (Xinhua) -- The Chilean Health Ministry on Sunday confirmed 26 new cases of the A/H1N1 flu, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 276.

Clashes at Melbourne racism protest

Aljazeera.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police in the Australian city of Melbourne have arrested at least 18 people following clashes with protesters demonstrating against a spate of attacks on Indian students.

Thousands rally in support of gay marriage ban

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The demonstrations in Fresno and San Diego follow a gathering of Prop. 8 opponents, who vow to press ahead. By Tony Perry and Spencer Weiner Thousands of supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage rallied in Fresno and San Diego on Sunday in ...

Titanic: Millvina Dean was the youngest passenger on board

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Millvina Dean was the youngest passenger on board the Titanic, just nine weeks old when the liner sank. Britain's only remaining survivor Millvina Dean has died, seen here opening the Titanic Voices Exhibition at the Maritime Museum.