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John Wooden with (from left) Mike Lynn, Lucius Allen, Mike Warren, and Lew Alcindor after UCLA won the NCAA title in 1968. (Associated Press) By Mark Feeney John Wooden, the “Wizard of Westwood,'' whose UCLA men's basketball teams won 10 NCAA titles ...
UCLA students mourn John Wooden's death Los Angeles Times
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VENICE, La., June 5 (Reuters) - With its containment cap clamped over the ruptured wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico, BP Plc executives say they hope to be siphoning off the bulk of newly spilled oil from the deep-sea gusher within days.
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TOKYO, June 5 (Reuters) - Support for Japan's ruling Democratic Party leaped to 36.1 percent in a poll published by Kyodo news agency on Saturday after the appointment of a new leader in the run-up to an upper house election.
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A blaze in a densely populated part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka has killed more than 116 people. It began when an electrical transformer exploded, setting on fire shops and housing, including a five-storey residential block, where a wedding party ...
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WASHINGTON - Shantanu Srivatsa and Anamika Veeramani sat nervously, side by side on stage. Once again, an Indian-American was going to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Sheboygan boy eliminated in 7th round of national spelling bee Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is set to nominate James Clapper, the Pentagon's top intelligence, official to oversee the nation's 16 spy agencies.
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WASHINGTON - A few notes scribbled in the margins, some brief e-mails and occasional memos help paint only a faint picture of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan when she served as a domestic policy adviser to President Bill Clinton.
Glimpses of Kagan's Views in Clinton White House New York Times
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
A burst of hiring of temporary census workers helped push down the unemployment rate in May, but the nation's private-sector employers added a mere 41000 new jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday.
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Reuters - - 1 hour ago
BUSAN South Korea, June 5 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund believes global growth will be hurt if the Group of 20 rich and developing economies fail to coordinate efforts to rebalance global demand, an IMF official said on Saturday.
G-20 Communique: Recovery Faster Than Expected, Market Turmoil A Challenge Wall Street Journal
BusinessWeek - - 55 minutes ago
June 5 (Bloomberg) -- Hungary's week-old government plans to release the results of its inquiry into the health of the economy today, after comments about a possible default roiled domestic and international markets.
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Photographers focus on today's ascent of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The reactions to today's successful maiden flight of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, a potential successor to the space shuttle, ...
Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 private rocket is a success Washington Post
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The Sprint Superphone had strong demand even if people weren't lined up around the corner. I went to a Best Buy and a Sprint Store today to see what customers were saying about the new Sprint EVO 4G.
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Los Angeles Times - 9 hours ago
The romantic comedy about a former CIA hitman relies on weak chemistry between the lead actors and weaker jokes. By Robert Abele Hoping for something swift and painless is one thing if you're the target of an assassination.
MTV.com - - 14 hours ago
As Jonah Hill and Russell Brand's "Get Him to the Greek" arrives in theaters Friday (June 4), you may find yourself wondering whether this comical adventure filled with sex, drugs and rock and roll is right for you.
Get Him to the Greek New York Daily News
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Chicago Tribune - 5 hours ago
Appearing on " Britain's Got Talent," a tousled-haired Cyrus seemed to stop short of actually kissing a female dancer during the performance - although it sure gave the appearance of a smooch - as she sang her new "Can't Be Tamed.
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LOS ANGELES - The Celtics woke up yesterday hung over, unable to accurately remember what occurred Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
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Chicago scores twice in the third period, but Philadelphia holds on to tie the series, 2-2. When the occasion demanded their best, the Chicago Blackhawks gave their worst.
Flyers beat Chicago 5-3 in Game 4 The Associated Press
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Philadelphia Daily News - - 1 hour ago
Jim Joyce, the best-known umpire on the planet right at the moment, was at the Detroit airport yesterday. Strangers kept walking up and patting him on the back.
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Wall Street Journal - - 8 hours ago
Kellogg Co., for the second time in a year, crossed the line when touting health claims on its cereals. The Federal Trade Commission found fault with assertions the company made about various types of its Rice Krispies cereal.
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HARAZ N. GHANBARI / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three types of tobacco: cigarette tobacco, left, a brand-name pipe tobacco and loose pipe tobacco.
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Priya Merrill, 27, and husband Andrew Merrill, 30, married in August. They are part of a growing trend of interracial marriages. (CNN) -- The first time Priya Merrill, who is Indian, brought her white boyfriend home for ...
Ars Technica - - Jun 1, 2010
The big music labels and movie studios have stepped back from the lawsuit business. The MPAA's abortive campaign against individual file-swappers ended years ago, while the RIAA's more widely ...
New York Times - - Jun 2, 2010
Clockwise from top left: a Roku HD box ($100) sends Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand and other services to your TV; the Vizio 42-inch LCD set ($949) can show Blu-ray discs in full resolution; and the Samsung BD-C6500 (around $225) Blu-ray disc player ...
CNBC - Jun 1, 2010
Pressured by an aging population and the need to rein in budget deficits, Canada's provinces are taking tough measures to curb health care costs, a trend that could erode the principles of the popular state-funded system.
TIME - - Jun 1, 2010
The late, longtime New Yorker critic Pauline Kael was said to have expressed confusion over Richard Nixon's landslide re-election in 1972 - because no one she knew had voted for him.