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Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies - assisted many suicides

San Francisco Chronicle -
Dr. Jack Kevorkian created a suicide machine and spent eight years in prison for helping people kill themselves. Jack Kevorkian, the zealous, straight-talking doctor known as "Dr.
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John Edwards denies breaking law

San Francisco Chronicle -
Gerry Broome / AP Ex-Sen. John Edwards leaves with daughter Cate after a court appearance in Winston-Salem, NC, where he was indicted on six felony charges of misusing campaign funds to send his pregnant mistress into hiding ...

Obama praises Toledo workers

Toledo Blade -
President Obama visits with Merle Stokes, left, and Nicole Jones at Chrysler's Toledo Assembly complex. THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY Enlarge | Photo Reprints Nicole Jones wanted to make sure President Obama got a personal “Thank ...

Mitt Romney berates President Obama on stagnant jobs growth

Boston Herald -
MANCHESTER, NH - Newly announced Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pounced yesterday on the growing ranks of jobless Americans and blasted President Obama for the sputtering economic recovery.

Miami Heat's early celebration one sign of our sad times

Fort Worth Star Telegram -
Maybe it is a black/white thing. Maybe it is a German/US thing. Maybe it is an age/youth thing. Maybe it is a Mavs/Heat thing. It is probably, however, more of a generational thing.

Yemen's president wounded but defiant

ABC Online -
ELIZABETH JACKSON: After receiving head wounds from a rocket attack, Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh has issued an audio message on state television urging his troops to confront his tribal opponents.

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Mladic faces court

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ELIZABETH JACKSON: Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb army chief, has made his first appearance at the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

Europe's E. Coli Cases Rise

Wall Street Journal -
FRANKFURT—Europe's severe outbreak of Escherichia coli bacterial infections worsened further as more people succumbed to the lethal strain in Germany and around Europe.

NATO choppers join Libya attacks -
TRIPOLI - British and French attack helicopters under NATO command struck Libyan military targets for the first time Saturday, increasing pressure on leader Moammar Gadhafi, commanders said.

High levels of radiation found at Japan nuclear plant

Monsters and -
Tokyo - High levels of radiation were detected at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in north-eastern Japan, the operator said Saturday.

Syrian troops open fire on protesters; dozens feared dead

Washington Post -
View Photo Gallery - Tens of thousands of people are taking part in the uprising against Bashar al-Assad's regime. By Liz Sly, BEIRUT - Syrian troops killed and wounded scores of people Friday when they opened fire on a large anti-government ...

Ferris Wheel Fall Kills Girl at Jersey Shore

New York Times -
By AP WILDWOOD, NJ - An 11-year-old girl on a school trip to a Jersey Shore amusement park died Friday when she fell about 100 feet from a moving Ferris wheel.

Yale lab technician sentenced in killing of graduate student

Boston Globe -
By John Christoffersen AP / June 4, 2011 NEW HAVEN - A former animal research technician was sentenced yesterday to 44 years in prison for killing a Yale University graduate student days before her wedding in 2009.

Arizona fires burn tens of thousands of acres

Los Angeles Times -
A mountain community is evacuated, and smoke and ash blowing into New Mexico alarm many residents of Albuquerque. A roadblock is set up on US 191 between Alpine and Springerville, Ariz.

South Dakotans slam corps over flood threat -
BY CHET BROKAW Leave a comment FORT PIERRE, SD - Sitting atop a 6-foot wall of white sandbags hastily stacked to protect his home from the rising Missouri River, 82-year-old Helmet Reuer doesn't buy the official explanation that heavy rains caused a ...

Dow Falls in Longest Slump Since 2004 Amid Concern About Economy

Bloomberg -
US stocks fell this week, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its longest streak of losses since 2004, after worse-than-estimated reports on jobs and manufacturing fueled concern earnings growth ...

IPO VIEW-Morgan Stanley faces tricky Internet IPO pricings

Reuters -
NEW YORK, June 3 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley (MS.N) is the lead underwriter for Groupon's initial public offering, which could be good news for short-term investors and bad news for the online coupon company.

Stock market offering boosts Tesla shares

San Francisco Chronicle -
Pricing at $28.76, Tesla could raise more with its new share sale than it did in its IPO a year ago. Tesla Motors Inc., maker of the electric Roadster sports car, on Friday priced a stock offering that may raise as much as $234 million, more than its ...

Walmart re-opens after remodeling

Richmond County Daily Journal -
by By Dawn M. Kurry A crowd gathered Friday morning to support the grand re-opening of the Rockingham Walmart. The store has a new design, offering an improved customer experience.

Jobless rate ticks up on weak hiring, loss of momentum

The Seattle Times -
Employers pulled back sharply on job creation in May, and the unemployment rate took a surprising jump, according to new data Friday, confirming worries that the economy is losing momentum - fast.

Microsoft To Limit Device Makers' Chip Choices

Bloomberg -
Chipmakers and computer makers that agree to the terms will get incentives from Microsoft in exchange for accepting the restrictions, which tie a single chipmaker to one tablet design, said the people, who declined to be identified because the new ...

Apple Signs Deals With Major US Music Labels As iCloud Launch Approaching

ITProPortal -
Apple has signed music deals with all the major US music labels just days before the company reveals the iCloud service. The iPhone marker had earlier informed that Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who is on an indefinite medical leave by the way, will launch the ...

Pink & Husband Carey Hart Welcome First Baby -
Singer Pink, real name Alecia Beth Moore, gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday, according to various media outlets. Her and husband Carey Hart named their first child together Willow Sage Hart.

James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series

The Seattle Times -
James Arness, the towering actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, the commanding symbol of frontier justice on the landmark TV Western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday.

'Twilight' Vs. 'Harry Potter': Who Will Win First 2011 MTV Movie Award? -
Plus: Jason Sudeikis goes inside nominated movies, Steven Spielberg presents a 'Super 8' exclusive and more Act 1 inside scoop!

Jered Weaver, Angels hang on for a 3-2 win over Yankees

Los Angeles Times -
Ace right-hander struggles early but lasts seven inning for his first win since April 25. Peter Bourjos drives in the winning run.

From Federer's Supporters, Cheers and I-Told-You-So's

New York Times -
Roger Federer, winner of a men's record 16 Grand Slam singles titles, has not won a major event since the 2010 Australian Open.

Mets' Day Starts With Bad News, and Gets Worse With Latest Collapse

New York Times -
Jose Reyes of the New York Mets reacted after an error against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on Friday night. By ZACH SCHONBRUN Another difficult day for the Mets began Friday afternoon when first baseman Ike Davis limped into the clubhouse and ...

Lawyers for NFL, players make their arguments -
Jeff Roberson DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, leaves the federal courthouse Friday, June 3, 2011, in St. Louis.

Matt Cain back in form as Giants beat Rockies

San Francisco Chronicle -
Jeff Chiu / AP San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain works against the Colorado Rockies in the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Friday, June 3, 2011.

Sunday marks 30th anniversary of first report of AIDS

Chicago Sun-Times -
Tom Menard has been HIV positive since at least 1981. June 5th is the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the virus that would eventually become known as HIV.


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