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Anthony Weiner admits to sending lewd pictures to woman via Twitter

The Guardian -
New York Democrat Anthony Weiner had at first claimed the photos had been obtained and sent without his knowledge. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP A painfully embarrassing week for the New York Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner was brought to an ...
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Syria to send in army after 120 troops killed

Reuters India -
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian forces fought gunmen in battles that left more than 120 members of the security forces dead, state television said in the first report of large-scale armed clashes in the revolt against President Bashar ...

Former IMF boss Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty

ABC Online -
PETER CAVE: The former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has begun what's bound to be a long campaign to clear his name. Strauss-Kahn was loudly heckled as he arrived at a Manhattan court, in a case that's already cost him his job and a chance at the ...

First look: iTunes in the Cloud

Macworld -
Recently I considered, in a best-of-all-worlds fashion, what media in an iCloud might look like. With the official unveiling of iCloud we now know the reality.

MTV Movie Awards: Top Five Moments You Didn't See! -
Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner greet each other with a 'Twilight' chest bump, a Foo Fighter invites a 'Harry Potter' villain out to drinks, and more.

5 US soldiers, 14 Iraqis killed in separate attacks

Los Angeles Times -
The rocket attack on US soldiers at a base in east Baghdad is the deadliest of the year, increasing concerns about more violence before the drawdown by year-end.

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Yemen's president to return 'within days' says deputy -
Yemen's wounded president Ali Abdullah Saleh is to defy the West by returning to the country "within days", his deputy said on Monday, triggering fears of a bloody showdown.

Brazil Makeover Helped Humala Shed His Chávez Image

Wall Street Journal -
SAO PAULO—Leftist candidate Ollanta Humala won Peru's presidential election in part by borrowing a page from its Brazilian neighbor, which also stands to expand its influence in the region.

Iowa Town Is Largely Emptied in Fear of Rising Missouri River

New York Times -
More than half the people in a small Iowa town fled on Monday as the Army Corps of Engineers worked to build an emergency levee to hold back the rising Missouri River, officials said.

Eastern Arizona fire claims nearly 350 square miles

Reuters -
PHOENIX, June 6 (Reuters) - A massive wildfire that has charred more than 350 square miles of forest and scrub land in eastern Arizona raged out of control for a ninth day on Monday as it crept near populated areas along the New ...

Palin Inspires Changes to Paul Revere Wikipedia Page

The Atlantic -
By The Atlantic Wire her revisionist history of Paul Revere's ride from Boston to Lexington, in which Revere "warned the British.

Republican Rick Santorum launches presidential bid

Los Angeles Times -
The conservative former senator from Pennsylvania says he wants to protect American freedoms being undercut by Obama. Former Sen. Rick Santurm gives a pat to his daughter Isabella Maria, held by his wife, Karen, at a rally in Somerset, Pa.

US Stocks Fall For 4th Straight Day; Financials, Energy Sink

Wall Street Journal -
(Updates with closing stock prices, additional stock movers and volume detail.) By Brendan Conway and Steven Russolillo Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Stocks dropped Monday for a fourth straight day, as concerns about an economic slowdown ...

Financial Overhaul Is Mired in Detail and Dissent

New York Times -
Nearly one year after Congress passed financial changes to rein in the banking sector, more than two dozen of the legislation's rules are behind schedule, and no end to the wrangling over details is in sight.

Low Yields on Treasury Debt No Guarantee Financial Crisis Won't Hit US

Bloomberg -
April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner discusses the US budget deficit. Geithner, speaking with Peter Cook on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop," also discusses banking regulation and the ...

Trichet Gives First Signal Endorsing Bond Rollovers to Stem Greek Crisis

Bloomberg -
European Central Bank President Jean- Claude Trichet gave his first signal endorsing measures to encourage investors to buy new Greek bonds to replace maturing securities as ...

China Lambastes Google, Denies Hacking Charges

PC Magazine -
Apparently, China isn't in it for the lulz. In a strongly worded editorial, China's official Communist party newspaper on Monday denied charges that China was behind a series of hacks of high-profile Gmail accounts and warned Google ...

Hackers claim another Sony attack

WASHINGTON - Hackers claimed on Monday to have staged another attack on Japanese electronics giant Sony, publishing online a file containing source code for the Sony Computer Entertainment Developer Network.

At E3: Something old, new for 'Halo' gamers

USA Today -
Franchise player Master Chief returns in 2012 in 'Halo 4,' the first installment in a trilogy of the Xbox space saga. Franchise player Master Chief returns in 2012 in 'Halo 4,' the first installment in a trilogy of the Xbox ...

Microsoft Windows 8 Demos Spur Developer Worry

PCWorld -
Thanks to two brief demonstrations of Microsoft's next-generation operating system, third-party Microsoft Windows developers are expressing frustration over what they consider a lack of clear direction on how to develop ...

ABC Confirms New Couric Show

Wall Street Journal -
ABC shook up its daytime line-up on Monday, turning to Katie Couric to host a new afternoon talk show as television broadcasters scramble to hang on to daytime viewers.

MAJOR Clue In Cameron Diaz Break-Up Rumor -
Amidst widespread rumors of their demise ... Cameron Diaz hung out with Alex Rodriguez in Miami Beach today. So .... yeah. Probably not broken up ... Who cares...I bet they have circus sex though...Lions & tigers & bears ooh my. apparently you and ...

Disney Studios to cut up to 250 jobs globally

Los Angeles Times -
Company insiders say the bulk of the workforce reduction will be in Burbank, with the studio's distribution operation expected to be hit the hardest.

USC forced to vacate 2004 BCS national championship

Orlando Sentinel -
The Bowl Championship Series announced Monday that USC will be forced to vacate its 2004 BCS national championship. The NCAA ruled star tailback Reggie Bush received improper extra benefits during the 2004 and 2005 ...

NBA Finals Game 4 preview: Heat at Mavericks on Tuesday

USA Today -
By Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY By Mark Humphrey, AP The Heat's Dwyane Wade, left, driving against the Mavericks' Jason Kidd, is averaging 29 points a game and shooting 56.7% from the field in the Finals.

Live blog: Pirates tab Cole; pick-by-pick coverage of the draft

USA Today -
The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted UCLA's right-handed pitcher Garrit Cole with the No. 1 overall pick in Monday's first-year player draft.

Bound for Home, Burress Reflects

Wall Street Journal -
VERONA, NY—Plaxico Burress looked inside the backseat window of the black SUV, bobbing his head and making playful faces at 4-year old Elijah and 1½-year-old Giovanna.

Melanoma news seems bright, but drug's real world future is cloudy

Los Angeles Times -
Whenever there's an advance in the fight against cancer, there's going to be some real excitement. And, if history is a judge, there's going to be some disappointment, too.

Flaxseed No Help for Menopausal Hot Flashes

HealthNews -
Another natural remedy is proven to be useless in a woman's battle with menopausal hot flashes. Today, a study out of the Mayo Clinic was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, ...


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