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Chrysler Fiat Sale Delayed by US Justice Ginsburg

Bloomberg - ‎18 minutes ago‎
By Greg Stohr and Tiffany Kary June 8 (Bloomberg) -- Chrysler LLC's planned asset sale to a group led by Italy's Fiat SpA was delayed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg while the US Supreme Court considers a request for a longer postponement that might ...

Crucial Plane Debris to Give Crash Insight

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 minutes ago‎
By ANTONIO REGALADO and DANIEL MICHAELS Brazilian and French navy ships navigated through a sea of floating debris Monday, collecting bodies and parts of Air France Flight 447, including its tail fin.

Apple's WWDC -- Few Surprises, Few Innovations

PC World - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Analysis: Still Jobs-less, the crew unveils a solid but unexciting lineup that leaves the crowd pleased but still wanting. Apple delivered a variety of hardware and software news today at the opening keynote for its Worldwide Developers Conference, ...

They banged their desks with approval. For Gordon Brown the coup ...

guardian.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
After a string of walkouts and disastrous election results, Brown faced a crunch meeting of Labour MPs and peers. Only five spoke against him On the dot of 6pm today, a cheerful- looking Gordon Brown marched along the dimly lit committee corridor of ...

US pushes for Israeli-Palestinian discussions

Reuters - ‎24 minutes ago‎
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, June 8 (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it would make a new push for Israeli-Palestinian talks and US envoy George Mitchell, en route to the region, hoped to lay the groundwork.

US: American Journalists Convicted by N. Korea Are Innocent

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
By VOA News The United States says two female American journalists imprisoned by North Korea are innocent, and should be freed. President Barack Obama's spokesman and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton both called on North Korea to release the two ...

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GOP, 2 Dems flip power balance in NY senate

Newsday - ‎1 hour ago‎
By MICHAEL GORMLEY | AP Writer ALBANY, NY - Republicans and two dissident Democrats appeared to take control of New York's Senate on Monday after the two New York City renegades voted with the GOP to throw the fledgling Democratic majority out of power ...

Court says judges must avoid appearance of bias

The Associated Press - ‎28 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that elected judges must step aside from cases when large campaign contributions from interested parties create the appearance of bias.

Selling The Stimulus

Forbes - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The White House claims it will create or save 600000 jobs this summer. The truth: There's no way to know. WASHINGTON, DC -- With the national unemployment rate ticking up to 9.4%, the White House on Monday again reminded the public that the $787 ...

Shell, Nigerian families settle suit for $15.5 million

Reuters - ‎39 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle several lawsuits related to the executions of protesters in Nigeria in the 1990s, lawyers for both sides said on Monday.

Exit From TARP No End To Troubles

Forbes - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Some worry banks not allowed to pay the government back will be marked as ''losers,'' but all face tighter oversight and risks ahead.

Short-Term Treasurys Dn Again, Higher Rates Anticipated

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Deborah Lynn Blumberg Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Investors continued to shed shorter-maturity Treasurys Monday on a growing view that policy makers could tighten interest rates sooner than expected, given less dire economic data.

Palm shares slip on concerns about Pre supplies

Reuters - ‎27 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of Palm Inc (PALM.O) slipped on Monday amid concerns that early sales of its highly anticipated new phone, the Pre, fell short of expectations and that its launch may be overshadowed by supply constraints.

Buzz Out Loud 992: WWDC: What Will Data Cost

CNET News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
by Tom Merritt We recap all the annonuncements from Apple's WWDC keynote, especially ruminating on what the tethering app will cost for AT&T customers.

New Apple MacBooks Demystified

CNET News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
by Dan Ackerman Amid all the buzz about Apple's new iPhone 3GS, MacBook fans were also treated to an impressive set of component upgrades and price drops across Apple's laptop lines.

Tonys should aid success of 'Billy' and 'Carnage'

The Associated Press - ‎28 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - Tony wins should strengthen even more the box-office appeal of "Billy Elliot" and "God of Carnage," already two of Broadway's biggest hits.

Rep For Spencer Pratt And Heidi Montag Says They Weren't Tortured ...

MTV.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
By MTV News staff On Monday afternoon (June 8), a representative for "Hills" stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt joined producers of "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!" in denying reports that the couple has been "tortured" during their stint on ...

FBI May Observe Carradine Investigation

New York Times - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The police in Thailand said that they would allow the FBI to assist in the investigation of the actor David Carradine's death, but only as observers, The Associated Press reported.

Finals notes: Jackson not tempted to coach in Olympics

USA Today - ‎29 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Lakers are two victories away from giving Phil Jackson a record 10th NBA title. That would make him the league's most successful coach ever, yet despite his track record, Jackson's name never shows up on a US Olympic roster.

Roger that! Federer achieves Grand Slam glory

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Scott Riley, Sports Network The great Roger Federer continued his assault on the tennis record book by winning his first-ever French Open title this past weekend.

Red Wings on Verge of Validating Hossa's Choice

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
By JEFF Z. KLEIN On Tuesday night in Pittsburgh, the hockey world will find out whether Marian Hossa was right. If it happens on ice and it involves hitting and scoring, The Times Slap Shot blog is on it.

Orange County has 4th Calif. swine flu death

San Jose Mercury News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
AP Orange County health officials said today in a statement that a middle-aged man died of swine flu. The man had pre-existing health conditions.

Business warily awaits health care reform

Bizjournals.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
June will be a critical month for health care reform as two Senate committees begin writing legislation that aims to extend insurance coverage to every American.

Swine Flu cases increase to 38 in Ohio

Bizjournals.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
There are now eight confirmed cases of Swine Flu in the Dayton region, as well as one probable case, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

Gabon closes borders amid death of President Bongo

Xinhua - ‎48 minutes ago‎
LIBREVILLE, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Gabon has closed all its borders amid the death of President Omar Bongo Ondimba, the national television reported on Monday evening.
Obama offers condolences to Gabon The Associated Press

Autopsy: Newborn's mother died from 'homicidal violence'

CNN - ‎35 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- A woman whose body was found in the crawl space of an Oregon home -- the mother of a newborn who also died -- died from "homicidal violence," the state's deputy medical examiner said Monday.

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor breaks her ankle at ...

New York Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
BY James Gordon Meek Judge Sonia Sotomayor, her right leg in a cast, meets with Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. In her rush to make a shuttle flight to Washington for meetings with six US senators on Capitol Hill, the federal appeals court judge hurt her ...