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After Tiananmen and Prison, a Comfortable but Uneasy Life in the ...

New York Times - ‎55 minutes ago‎
By MICHAEL WINES BEIJING - When Liu Suli was released from a Beijing prison in 1991, having served 20 months for his role in the pro-democracy Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, he pledged to abide by what he called “the three noes.

Rival Messages as Obama Lands in the Mideast

New York Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By JEFF ZELENY and HELENE COOPER RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Aiming to repair the American relationship with the Muslim world, President Obama was greeted on Wednesday with reminders of the vast gulfs his Cairo speech must bridge, as voices as disparate as ...

First ships arrive in Air France crash zone

AFP - ‎23 minutes ago‎
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil (AFP) - The hunt for clues for what brought down an Air France jet over the Atlantic was to get into full swing Thursday with Brazilian navy ships trawling for debris spotted in the crash zone.

UK's Brown under pressure in European, local polls

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Frank Prenesti LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown faced a new test of his leadership in European and local elections on Thursday, and rebels in his ruling party were reported to be campaigning for him to quit.

OAS Offers Path for Cuba to Rejoin, after 47 Years

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Brian Wagner The Organization of American States (OAS) has agreed to reverse a 1962 decision suspending Cuba's Communist government from the regional group.

Lincoln-Douglas debates, Iranian style

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faced off against one of his three opponents, Mir Hossein Mousavi, Wednesday night in the second of six debates leading up to June 12 elections.

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Nancy Reagan on hand as statue of President Reagan unveiled in DC

New York Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
BY Richard Sisk First lady Nancy Reagan wipes away a tear after the unveiling of a statue of former President Ronald Reagan, with House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Foe of gay marriage bill challenges supporters

Newsday - ‎1 hour ago‎
ALBANY - Conservative Democratic state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. said yesterday that supporters of a same-sex marriage bill should step up and say so if they aren't "ashamed," or the bill's sponsor should "shut up.

Obama appears open to some health insurance mandates

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
In a letter to Sens. Kennedy and Baucus, he stands by plans for a government alternative to private coverage. Major healthcare bills are expected in the next several weeks.

Senators Blast Automakers Over Dealer Closings

Washington Post - ‎34 minutes ago‎
At right, Sen. John Rockefeller (DW.Va.) talks with Chrysler President Jim Press before a hearing on GM and Chrysler dealership closures.

US Stocks Drop on Concern Over Job Losses, Earnings Valuation

Bloomberg - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Lynn Thomasson June 3 (Bloomberg) -- US stocks fell for the first time in five days, extending a global drop, as a report showed the nation lost more jobs than forecast, commodities slid and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index traded at the most ...

Justice Department Investigates Silicon Valley Hiring

New York Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
By MIGUEL HELFT SAN FRANCISCO - Silicon Valley was abuzz Wednesday with news that the Justice Department had begun an antitrust investigation into the hiring practices of some of the best-known companies in the technology and biotech industry, ...

Palm Pre reviewed: Does it live up to the hype?

CNET News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
by Bonnie Cha We haven't seen so much buzz over a phone since the iPhone, but for the past six months, all eyes have been on the Palm Pre.
Palm's New Pre Takes On iPhone Wall Street Journal

Microsoft, Sony take aim at Nintendo Wii at E3

The Associated Press - ‎43 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - This year's Electronic Entertainment Expo has been quite the moving experience. During presentations at the video game industry trade show, both Microsoft and Sony debuted prototype motion-control devices for the Xbox 360 and ...

Microsoft's Bing Video Feature Poses Security Challenges

ChannelWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft's new Bing search engine touts cool video features, a sleek streamlined interface, and stronger, more refined search results.

Eminem Talks About Brüno Incident At MTV Movie Awards

MTV.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
'I'm thrilled that we pulled this off better than we rehearsed it,' Eminem says. By Jem Aswad Eminem spoke with RapRadar.

Obama, in another first, named "power" celebrity

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jui Chakravorty Das NEW YORK (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama is the first sitting head of state to make the Forbes Celebrity 100 Power List, with his many magazine covers and best-selling books blurring the line between politics and celebrity.

Hannah Montana's Mitchel Musso Releases Debut Album

People Magazine - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Jessica Herndon He's known for his role as Miley Cyrus's bud Oliver Oken on Hannah Montana. But Mitchel Musso is more than just a cute-faced scene-stealer.
Miley Cyrus takes on scalpers Minneapolis Star Tribune

Orlando May Get Star Point Guard Back

New York Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
By JONATHAN ABRAMS LOS ANGELES - The Orlando Magic's season has stretched long enough so that the supposed season-ending injury to their All-Star point guard Jameer Nelson may not have ended his season after all.

Glavine release shows focus on future

MLB.com - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The Braves' decision to part ways with a man whose history with the team stretches back over two decades will probably not be a particularly popular move.
News of Glavine's release stuns fans Atlanta Journal Constitution

Busy Braves cut Glavine, add McLouth and Hanson

USA Today - ‎8 minutes ago‎
It's hard to say which is bigger news -- the Atlanta Braves releasing a future Hall of Famer or the Braves acquiring an All-Star outfielder.

Swine flu count hits 547 in Arizona

Bizjournals.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
While fear of the swine flu has died down because health officials say the H1N1 virus appears to be producing the same symptoms as seasonal flu, the number of cases continues to rise in Arizona.

FDA approves first drug to treat cancer in dogs

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON, June 3 (Xinhua) -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced the approval of Palladia (toceranib phosphate), the first drug developed specifically for the treatment of cancer in dogs.
New Drug Fights Cancer in Dogs U.S. News & World Report

Public health group announces annual Xtreme Eating Awards

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scoops of macaroni and cheese, deep-fried, topped with more cheese and sitting in plate of marinara sauce. Little bacon-cheeseburgers tucked inside quesadillas.

Sotomayor backers cite 1994 speech

CNN International - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Ted Barrett and Dana Bash WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Supporters of Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor Wednesday circulated a speech she made in 1994 that includes similar remarks to her 2001 "wise Latina" comments, which have drawn fire from ...

Woman killed by lightning in San Bernardino County

San Jose Mercury News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
AP FONTANA, Calif.—A woman has been killed by lightning in San Bernardino County, hours after another person in the county was crushed by a wind-fallen tree during heavy thunderstorms.

Wiretap Suits Are Dismissed

New York Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
By ERIC LICHTBLAU WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Wednesday threw out more than three dozen lawsuits claiming that the nation's major telecommunications companies had illegally assisted in the wiretapping without warrants program approved by President ...