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Pro and anti-Syrian groups clash in north Lebanon

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By BASSEM MROUE, AP - 1 minute ago BEIRUT (AP) - Security officials say clashes between pro and anti-Syrian groups in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli have killed at least one person and wounded five.
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Panetta open to military relations with Burma

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(AP) SINGAPORE - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Asian leaders Saturday that the US is open to forging better military ties with Burma, if political and human rights reforms there continue.
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1200 Firefighters Battle Record New Mexico...

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More than 1200 firefighters are battling the nation's largest wildfire that has charred acre after acre of timber and brush in rugged mountains and canyons of southwestern New Mexico, shrouding parts of the region in smoke.
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Diamond Jubilee: The Queen no longer rules the waves -
The Coronation was marked by a Spithead Review - but Her Majesty is being denied one now because the Royal Navy has been sunk by wave upon wave of spending cuts.
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Santana tosses first no-hitter in Mets' history

San Jose Mercury News -
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK—Johan Santana was past 130 pitches and fans at Citi Field were high-fiving with every out, hoping this was finally the night the New York Mets had waited for.
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Romney fires up conservatives with jabs at Obama

Boston Globe -
AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a news conference outside the Solyndra manufacturing facility, Thursday, May 31, 2012, in Fremont, Calif.
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Former Egyptian President to Hear Verdict Today

Voice of America -
Egyptians are to hear the verdict in the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak Saturday, as he faces charges of corruption and involvement in the deaths of hundreds of anti-government protesters during last year's uprising that forced him from power.
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NATO: 4 aid workers rescued from Afghan insurgents

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - NATO says two foreign aid workers and their two Afghan colleagues, kidnapped and held by insurgents in northern Afghanistan, have been rescued in an early morning raid.
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Ireland approves European Union fiscal treaty

Los Angeles Times -
European Union treaty to rein in government spending is approved by Ireland voters. Europe stock markets continue to slide on grim jobs data and worry about Spain.
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McCain slams White House over cyber leaks

SINGAPORE - US Senator John McCain on Saturday accused President Barack Obama's administration of leaking details of a reported cyber attack on Iran and other secret operations to bolster the president's image in an election year.
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Victim in MacArthur Causeway attack among the 'chronic homeless' -
BY ELINOR J. BRECHER One of the last places that Ronald Edward Poppo called home was the top floor of the parking garage at Jungle Island, the Watson Island botanical and wildlife attraction.
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Zimmerman Credibility Could Be Issue In Legal Case

by AP SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The credibility of Trayvon Martin's shooter could be an issue at trial after a judge said that George Zimmerman and his wife lied to the court about their finances to obtain a bond, legal experts say.
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May jobs report disappoints

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Jane M. Von Bergen Job growth stalled in May, as the nation's economy created 69000 jobs, well below expectations, and less than the 100000 new jobs needed monthly to keep up with population growth.
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Rajoy's Plea for ECB Aid Backfires as Yields Jump

Bloomberg -
Spain's campaign to cajole the European Central Bank into buying its bonds is backfiring. The nation's 10-year borrowing cost has jumped more than half a point to 6.62 percent since Jaime Garcia-Legaz, the deputy minister for trade, ...
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Take a GM pension or lump sum? Do the math

Detroit Free Press -
By Greg Gardner and Susan Tompor So much for settling into a relaxing retirement. General Motors' salaried retirees will be getting extra homework beginning this summer to decide whether they want to take a lump-sum payment or simply keep receiving ...
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Auto sales surge in May

Detroit Free Press -
By Alisa Priddle The 13.8 million annualized pace of US auto sales in May was the lowest this year but at 26% higher than a year ago, the results were a bright spot on an economically gloomy day.
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Faux billionaires protest Romney fundraiser in Newport Beach

Los Angeles Times -
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stopped in Newport Beach on Friday as part of a fundraising tour through California.
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Jeb Bush rejects Grover Norquist tax pledge

Washington Post -
Jun. 1, 2012 - Testifying on Capitol Hill on Friday, Jeb Bush said as governor in Florida, he never signed Grover Norquist's tax pledge for Republicans.
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Hits and misses in Windows 8 so far

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As Microsoft approaches the home stretch for finishing Windows 8, we take a look at what the OS does well, and what it must fix to be a success.
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Club Nintendo Coin Values Changing

Nintendo Gal -
By Andrea Campton Beginning July 1st, Club Nintendo Coin values will be changing quite drastically. First off, the Nintendo DS Lite will no longer be eligible to receive Coins, but will net users who register the system an extended warranty.
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Andy Samberg will not return to 'SNL'

Entertainment Weekly -
by Lynette Rice Not another one! Andy Samberg has become the latest comedian to leave Saturday Night Live. In an interview with the New York Times Friday, Samberg said he would not return in the fall.
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Review: 'Snow White and the Huntsman'

Tulsa World -
By NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer If you're going to mess with a fairy tale, then you'd better mess with it well. "Snow White and the Huntsman" toes the line - very closely - but eventually falls on the right side of it, once you get past the first half ...
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Aerosmith Rockers To Present MTV Generation Award To Johnny Depp! -
Steven Tyler and Joe Perry make a special MTV Movie Awards visit Sunday to celebrate their superstar friend. By Kara Warner (@karawarner) As if we hadn't already stacked Sunday's MTV Movie Awards with the coolest of all cool factors in naming Johnny ...
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Archie Comics -- Gay Green Lantern Took Our Lead -
The Green Lantern isn't the gay pioneer everyone thinks he is -- at least according to the people over at Archie Comics, who claim THEY created the first ever gay comic book character.
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Celtics beat Heat to pull to 2-1 in East finals

San Jose Mercury News -
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON—Doc Rivers knew there was little to say to Rajon Rondo after the Celtics point guard scored a career-best 44 points in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Sabbatini regains his mojo, takes lead at Memorial

San Jose Mercury News -
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer Thanks to practice, positive thinking, patience—and a touch of Bob Marley—he's sitting atop the leaderboard at the Memorial.
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NFL said to have Saints' bounty ledger

San Francisco Chronicle -
Documents gathered in the NFL's bounty investigation of the Saints include a ledger detailing payments for plays such as "cart-offs" and "whacks," a person familiar with the probe said.
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Ilya Kovalchuk, coach Peter DeBoer not concerned about releasing clamps of LA ...

New York Daily News -
Ilya Kovalchuk knows he was largely bottled up by Kings All-Star defenseman Drew Doughty and others in the Stanley Cup finals opener, managing just one shot on goal in the Devils' 2-1 overtime loss Wednesday.
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Previously dismissed radio signals were credible transmissions from Earhart

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Dozens of previously dismissed radio signals were actually credible transmissions from Amelia Earhart, according to a new study of the alleged post-loss signals from Earhart's plane.
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Venus takes center stage in upcoming rare sky show

This 2004 file photo shows the transit of Venus, which occurs when the planet Venus passes between the Earth and the Sun. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu,File) By The Associated Press "The US is not an island, and what happens abroad matters here.
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Lazy lifestyles can up cancer rate in Asia

Times of India -
With people in developing nations like India and Pakistan adopting lazy lifestyles of the west, cancer rates are expected to soar by 75 per cent worldwide by 2030, experts have warned.
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Immune boosters show promise against cancer: study

CHICAGO - A pair of experimental treatments that fight cancer by boosting the immune system have shown promise in early studies and deserve testing in larger patient groups, said US research released Saturday.
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ASCO: Avastin Slows Resistant Ovarian Cancer

MedPage Today -
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

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