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Pakistan: Massive hotel bomb further erodes security

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
A suicide attack on Peshawar's Pearl Continental, popular among foreigners, killed at least five people and wounded 70. By Daud Khattak | Contributor Peshawar, Pakistan - A suicide bombing Tuesday at Peshawar's only five-star hotel is the latest of ...

Gitmo Detainee Pleads Not Guilty to Embassy Bombing Charges

ABC News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
By RICHARD ESPOSITO, AARON KATERSKY and JASON RYAN The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to come to the United States pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court to charges of conspiracy and murder stemming from his alleged role in the 1998 bombing attacks ...

Iran demonstrators aim to see off Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's 'empire of ...

Times Online - ‎40 minutes ago‎
It was open insurrection, a rebellion of a sort seldom seen in the 30-year history of the Islamic Republic, an eruption of pent-up rage against the repressive Government of President Ahmadinejad.

Brazil Finds More Bodies From Air France Crash Site

Wall Street Journal - ‎57 minutes ago‎
SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--A Brazilian military rescue mission found a total of 41 bodies from the site of a crashed Air France flight bound for Paris last week, the country's director of Air Traffic Control, or Decea, said Tuesday during a televised press ...

Gordon Brown urged to push through electoral reform

guardian.co.uk - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Gordon Brown is being urged by cabinet colleagues to regain the initiative on political renewal by pushing through laws that will impose an elected second chamber before the next general election.

'PM should use speech to accept Arab peace plan'

Jerusalem Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By HERB KEINON The Council for Peace and Security, a center-left leaning group of former IDF officers and security officials, is recommending to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that he tell the world in his address at Bar-Ilan University on Sunday ...

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Sotomayor's confirmation hearings to begin July 13

The Associated Press - ‎52 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats, determined to seat Sonia Sotomayor on the Supreme Court quickly, announced mid-July hearings on her nomination Tuesday in a move that surprised and angry Republicans said clouded the prospects for the nomination and ...

Obama proposes making 'pay-as-you-go' the law

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama on Tuesday proposed making "pay-as-you-go" rules for federal spending into law. President Obama proposed Tuesday that the government adopt "pay-as-you-go" rules for federal spending.

Coalition Denied Keys to New York Senate Chamber After Coup

FOXNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
The leader of a coup in New York's Senate that is demanding the resignation of the secretary of the Senate says he's being denied the keys to the historic chamber.

Ten banks allowed to pay back TARP

CNNMoney.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Leading lenders expected to return a total of $68 billion in bailout funds to taxpayers. jpmorgan Chase and US Bancorp confirm they have been approved.

Nasdaq rallies, Dow drifts

CNNMoney.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Improved forecast from Texas Instruments helps lift tech sector; investors breathe a sigh of relief that 10 banks can pay back their government loans.

Hoyer: No Economic Benefit To Closing Dealerships

Wall Street Journal - ‎44 minutes ago‎
(Adds information on senators' letters to GM and Chrysler executives in first two paragraphs and last two paragraphs.) By Corey Boles and Josh Mitchell Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--US auto dealers' political muscle was on display ...

What's new in iPhone 3.0

Macworld - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you didn't find much to gasp at during the iPhone OS 3.0 section of Monday's keynote presentation at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, that's understandable.

Google's Schmidt Dings Microsoft's Bing

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 minutes ago‎
By Scott Morrison Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Google Inc. (GOOG) Chief Executive Eric Schmidt on Tuesday shrugged off Microsoft Corp.

Google App Sync Guns For Microsoft Exchange

InformationWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
The software allows Outlook users to connect to Google Apps for e-mail, contacts, and calendar data, as well as helping Google nibble away at Microsoft's enterprise contracts.

Adam Lambert Reveals His Solo Record

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Almost from the moment Adam Lambert, below, made his debut on “American Idol,” he has been dogged by a persistent question that he can finally answer: yes, he has a record deal.

'Nurse Jackie': Showtime orders second season

Entertainment Weekly - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Showtime has ordered a second season of Nurse Jackie, a new comedy starring The Sopranos' Edie Falco as a Percocet-snorting ER nurse.

Miley Cyrus & Justin Gaston Split

People Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Michelle Tan In recent days, Miley Cyrus and Justin Gaston have taken to their separate Twitter pages with messages of woe. "Tears are words the heart can't express," Cyrus, 16, wrote Sunday night.
Split: Miley Cyrus and Justin Gaston The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

After Strasburg, Draft pieces fall into place

MLB.com - ‎10 minutes ago‎
By Lisa Winston / MLB.com SECAUCUS, NJ -- There were no surprises in the opening moments of Major League Baseball's 2009 First-Year Player Draft Tuesday evening, as Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig stepped to the podium at MLB Network's Studio 42 and ...

Mariners select Ackley with second pick

MLB.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jim Street / MLB.com SEATTLE -- The Mariners went back to college on Tuesday afternoon, selecting Dustin Ackley from the University of North Carolina as the first of their two first-round picks in the First-Year-Player Draft.

Tim Floyd resigns as coach at Southern California

USA Today - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Tim Floyd resigned Tuesday as basketball coach at Southern California, a month after being accused of giving $1000 to a man who helped steer star player OJ Mayo to USC.

Sen Kennedy's Health Bill Unveiled, Sees GOP Criticism

Wall Street Journal - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Patrick Yoest Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--US Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., officially unveiled Tuesday his health-care legislation, which was largely silent on two controversial proposals: a public health-insurance option and ...

Swine flu claims Alameda County man

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
(06-09) 14:52 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Alameda County health officials today confirmed the county's first swine-flu related death, that of an unidentified middle-aged man with heart and metabolic problems.

Computers Can Send You to the ER, Study Shows

ABC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
By LAUREN COX The first report to count computer-related emergency room injuries shows that each year more and more Americans are tripping over cords, dropping monitors, banging heads and snagging limbs.

Signs of Low Turnout in Virginia Primary for Governor

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
By IAN URBINA ARLINGTON, Va. - Democratic voters in Virginia trickled to the polls Tuesday, as heavy morning rains dampened what was already expected to be a low turnout for the close of an unusually contentious, expensive and closely watched primary ...

Perry: Special session is coming

Houston Chronicle - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By R G. RATCLIFFE HOUSTON CHRONICLE AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday a special legislative session will be necessary to keep alive the state's transportation and insurance regulatory departments but declined to say whether he also will include the ...

Coroner: Danny Gans died accidentally

The Associated Press - ‎11 minutes ago‎
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans' death was accidental, caused by a prescription painkiller, a coroner said Tuesday.