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For the Record

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
First Hispanic justice: An article in the May 31 Section A about Sonia Sotomayor and former Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo incorrectly used, in the headline and the first three paragraphs, the term Latino.

Questions amid grief in Brazil

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Gary Duffy The recovery of the first bodies and debris following the disappearance of the Air France flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris has undoubtedly evoked varying reactions.

World leaders pay tribute to D-Day veterans at 65th anniversary

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS, June 6 (Xinhua) -- World leaders gathered in the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer in northern France on Saturday to commemorate the 65th anniversary of D-Day landing that broke Nazi Germany's grip on France and ...
Obama: A 'sheer improbability' Belleville News Democrat

Obama's Challenge to the Muslim World

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
The historic significance of President Obama's speech to the Muslim world in Cairo cannot be overstated. Never before has an American president spoken to the global Muslim community.

Call to back PM as unrest grows

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Key Labour figures continue to rally round Gordon Brown as talk of a fresh leadership challenge persists ahead of European election results out later.

Hezbollah choice at center of Lebanon vote

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN) -- Lebanese voters were heading to the polls on Sunday with their main choices to lead the next government a Hezbollah-backed alliance or a US-backed coalition.

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Man arrested in threat to kill Obama

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Secret Service says Daniel James Murray told bank tellers in Utah that he was on a mission against the president. He is arrested without incident in Nevada.

Specter seeks to woo Pa. Democrats

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Thomas Fitzgerald PITTSBURGH - Sen. Arlen Specter said yesterday that he was "pleased and proud" to return to his roots as a Democrat, invoking FDR and JFK as inspirations during a speech to the leaders of the state party.

Ohioan becomes 1st black female rabbi in US

The Associated Press - ‎6 hours ago‎
CINCINNATI (AP) - Describing herself as the "new face of Judaism," Alysa Stanton became the first black female rabbi in the country during an ordination in Cincinnati.

Pension Funds Ask US High Crt To Delay Chrysler Sale To Fiat

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Mark H. Anderson OF Dow Jones Newswires WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--A group of Indiana pension funds opposed to Chrysler LLC's sale to Fiat SpA (FIATY) on Saturday filed an emergency appeal with the US Supreme Court to stay the sale while they continue ...

Wal-Mart Outlines Plans to Keep Its Momentum

New York Times - ‎Jun 5, 2009‎
By STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOM FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The bad times have been good for Wal-Mart Stores, and on Friday, the retailer's new chief executive said he expected sales to continue to be strong, even after the economy rebounds.

Treasuries Tumble as Jobs Report Renews Fed Rate Speculation

Bloomberg - ‎16 hours ago‎
By Susanne Walker June 6 (Bloomberg) -- Treasuries tumbled, driving two-year yields to an eight-month high, as traders speculated the Federal Reserve may boost interest rates later this year after a report showed the US lost fewer jobs than expected in ...

Palm Pre teardown shows iPhone-inspired design

Apple Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Aidan Malley Dismantling a Palm Pre piece by piece has revealed it to be very efficiently designed; so much so that, at points, it appears better put together than the Apple iPhone many see as its role model.

Preview: Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference

InformationWeek - ‎21 hours ago‎
Look for Apple to unveil iPhone 3.0 as well as its next-generation Macintosh operating system, Snow Leopard. By Mitch Wagner Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, which kicks off on June 8 in San Francisco, has traditionally been the site of the Mac ...

Reports of Yahoo Getting Binged Appear to be Mistaken

DailyTech - ‎4 hours ago‎
It appears reports that Microsoft "binged" Yahoo with its new search engine were mistaken. Three out of four major market research firms say that Yahoo still leads significantly in traffic.

Carradine mystery deepens, family seeks FBI help

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Ploy Chitsomboon and Bob Tourtellotte BANGKOK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The family of actor David Carradine has asked US authorities to help unravel the mystery of his death, amid conflicting reports about how his body was found hanging naked in a ...

Heidi & Spencer -- Tortured?

TMZ.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Heidi Pratt was tortured by NBC to the point she was "convulsively throwing up" -- that's what some people on the set of "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!" are telling TMZ. We've learned Heidi was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a ...

Edie Falco takes a shot at dramedy in 'Nurse Jackie'

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
The 'Sopranos' costar moves from the mob to medicine in the dark and sometimes droll Showtime series. By Matea Gold Reporting from New York -- The premise of "Nurse Jackie," an original series on Showtime that premieres Monday, sounds inherently dark: ...

Lester flirts with no-hitter, cuts down foe

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Nick Cafardo Over his last two starts, we have witnessed flashes of Roger Clemens and Pedro Martínez and vintage Josh Beckett all rolled into one entertaining package.

Red Wings crush Penguins to put one hand on Cup

Washington Post - ‎5 minutes ago‎
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Detroit Red Wings exploded for four second period goals to set up a crushing 5-0 Game Five victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday and move within one more win of a successful Stanley Cup defense.

A Year Later, a Jockey Finds the Right Horse

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
By BILL FINLEY A year ago, Kent Desormeaux left Belmont Park feeling as low as he ever had. He had ridden Big Brown, a horse he thought could not possibly lose in the Belmont Stakes.

Fix Health System, President Urges

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Stepping up his push to reform the nation's health-care system, President Obama yesterday warned of the impact of spiraling costs to the nation's finances.

Swine Flu Cases Still Rising

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jun 6, 2009‎
Philippine officials have postponed the start of college classes on concerns over the rising number of swine flu cases in the country, as several nations reported more incidences of the H1N1 virus.

Kennedy Details Vision for Health Care

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Ceci Connolly Three months after he was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) vowed in an emotional Democratic National Convention address last summer that health reform would be "the cause of my life.

Fidel Castro's 'spies' used supermarket trolleys as tools of trade

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎22 minutes ago‎
For three decades, an upper-middle class couple allegedly spied on America for Cuba, using the unlikeliest of tools to communicate with their handlers: supermarket trolleys.

S.Korea makes plans to counter North missile: report

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has outlined a plan to counter a possible missile attack by North Korea, including airstrikes on a missile base, Seoul's Yonhap News reported on Sunday citing military sources.

Peru army imposes Amazon curfews

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Peru's army has set up checkpoints and imposed curfews in the jungle state of Amazonas after clashes between police and indigenous protesters.
31 dead in Peru clashes Los Angeles Times