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Afghan Suicide Bombing Kills 40

Wall Street Journal - Maria Abi-Habib - ‎15 minutes ago‎
KABUL —At least 40 people were killed and more than 70 wounded when a suicide bomber Wednesday night struck a wedding celebration in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar attended by policemen and anti-Taliban militiamen, ...

Blackhawks Win First Cup in 49 Years

New York Times - Jeff Z. Klein - ‎2 hours ago‎
Patrick Kane, right, celebrated with teammates after scoring a goal in overtime to win. More Photos » By JEFF Z. KLEIN PHILADELPHIA - A 49-year-old Stanley Cup drought ended in a flood of anxiety.

Iran Dismisses New UN Sanctions

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
Iran has dismissed new sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council to try to curb the country's controversial nuclear activities.

Coalition talks to begin after polarized Dutch

FOXNews - ‎9 minutes ago‎
| AP AMSTERDAM (AP) - Dutch politicians scrambled Thursday to sort out who will form the country's next government, after polarized voters fled centrist parties for those on both the right and left over divisive issues like budget cuts and Muslim ...

Obama pledges $400 million for Palestinians

Los Angeles Times - Christi Parsons - ‎3 hours ago‎
Obama had planned the White House meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to talk mainly about Mideast peace. But after the aid flotilla assault, they ended up focusing on the blockade of Gaza.
Obama Urges Looser Gaza Curbs Wall Street Journal

Latest developments on the Gulf oil disaster

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff President Barack Obama will host the families of the 11 workers killed in the BP oil rig explosion at the White House Thursday.

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In primaries, female candidates didn't make gender an issue

Washington Post - Anne E. Kornblut - ‎8 hours ago‎
Chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer talks to Maggie Rodriguez about the message the voters sent Tuesday night in primaries across the country.

US-Pakistani 'terror' sentencing

BBC News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A Pakistani-American has been sentenced to 15 years in jail by a court in New York for conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.

Blagojevich insider tells tale of greed, secrecy

Washington Post - Mike Robinson, Michael Tarm - ‎3 hours ago‎
AP CHICAGO -- Jurors at the corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich have begun hearing about what prosecutors say was a scheme to use his power as governor to generate illegal profits and hide them in a secret bank account ...

China Shares End Down; Property Prices Rise More Despite Tightening

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
SHANGHAI (Dow Jones)--China's shares ended lower Thursday, led by banks and developers after property prices rose for the 12th consecutive month in May, increasing concerns China won't relax its property-market cooling measures any time soon.

IEA Raises Oil Demand Outlook, But Warns on US Drill Ban

Wall Street Journal - Benoit Faucon - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON—The International Energy Agency on Thursday raised its 2010 world oil-demand forecast but warned that up to 300000 barrels a day of future US output may be at risk if a drilling moratorium is extended.

Europe shares up ahead of ECB, BoE rate decisions

Reuters - Joanne Frearson, Simon Jessop - ‎51 minutes ago‎
LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Thursday ahead of several key central bank interest rate decisions, with banks gaining on a more positive global recovery sentiment and oil spill-hit BP (BP.
Euro Volatile Ahead of ECB Wall Street Journal

South Korea Rocket Explodes in Blow to Space Ambition

BusinessWeek - Seonjin Cha - ‎15 minutes ago‎
June 10 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea failed in its second attempt to launch a research satellite into space using a domestically developed rocket, dealing a blow to the country's ambition to snare a share of a $250 billion global market.

AT&T Discloses Breach of iPad Owner Data

Wall Street Journal - Spencer E. Ante - ‎6 hours ago‎
AT&T Inc. acknowledged Wednesday that a security hole in its website had exposed iPad users' email addresses, a breach that highlights how corporations still have problems protecting private information.

Apple faces US antitrust scrutiny -FT

Reuters - Sakthi Prasad, Mike Nesbit - ‎4 hours ago‎
June 10 (Reuters) - US antitrust regulators plan to investigate whether Apple (AAPL.O) is unfairly restricting rivals such as Google (GOOG.

Underwood wins two country awards

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former American Idol star Carrie Underwood scooped two trophies at this year's Country Music Television Awards. The singer won video of the year for Cowboy Casanova and also performance of the year for Temporary Home.

Another Bail Payment Prevents Lohan's Arrest

New York Times - Dave Itzkoff - ‎5 hours ago‎
Lindsay Lohan avoided arrest Tuesday after a judge said she had violated her probation and her lawyer said a monitoring device Ms.

'Les Grossman: The Movie?' Pretty f#$%ing unlikely

Hollywood Reporter - Jay A. Fernandez, Ben Stiller - ‎10 hours ago‎
By Jay A. Fernandez Paramount sent out a cheeky press release today declaring its intention to make a full-length feature out of the Les Grossman character from “Tropic Thunder.

World Cup 2010 - one day to go

BBC Sport - ‎19 minutes ago‎
South Africa is preparing for the start of the biggest football tournament on earth, the World Cup, which gets under way on Friday in Johannesburg.

Reported penalties to USC aren't enough

FOXSports.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
While it might seem like the reports of the USC Trojans receiving a two-year postseason ban and the reduction of as many as 20 scholarships are a big deal, this isn't as big a deal as it might seem.

Reports: Nebraska agrees to join Big Ten

Detroit Free Press - James Jahnke, Kirkland Crawford - ‎2 hours ago‎
Meanwhile, the university's Board of Regents this evening amended the agenda for its previously scheduled Friday meeting to include a briefing from chancellor Harvey Perlman and Osborne on conference alignment.
The Day The Big XII Died Eleven Warriors

Genetic Mutations May Be Key Cause of Autism

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎13 hours ago‎
June 9, 2010 -- Accumulation of rare DNA mutations in genes affecting brain function appears to be a major cause of autism, a large international study suggests.

UC nurses to hold protest rallies today

San Francisco Chronicle - Victoria Colliver - ‎4 hours ago‎
Registered nurses at University of California medical centers and two smaller Southern California hospitals will hold rallies today to draw attention to patient safety issues and protest a court decision that averted a strike.

NICE Blocks NHS Use Of Glaxo Drug Revolade

Wall Street Journal - Sten Stovall - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON (Dow Jones)--The UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, or NICE, Thursday said it won't recommend publicly-funded use of GlaxoSmithKline PLC's (GSK) Revolade drug for treatment of a rare blood clotting ...

After BP: An Energy Bill Without Cap and Trade?

TIME (blog) - Jay Newton-Small - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎
Senator Chuck Schumer, the No. 3 Senate Democrat, this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe said the Senate will bring up Senate Energy Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman's energy bill in July as the underlying legislation for energy reform as Dems grapple ...

History for Dollars

New York Times - David Brooks - ‎Jun 7, 2010‎
When the going gets tough, the tough take accounting. When the job market worsens, many students figure they can't indulge in an English or a history major.

Claremont seminary reaches beyond Christianity

Los Angeles Times - Mitchell Landsberg - ‎17 hours ago‎
Calling multi-faith expansion the next step, the school will offer training for Muslims and Jews in a program that strains its historic ties to the Methodist Church.

Remarks: Obama at Kalamazoo High School Commencement June 7, 2010 - The Page ...

TIME - Mark Halperin - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
Good evening everyone. Congratulations Class of 2010 on your graduation, and thank you for allowing me the honor of being part of it.

Don't Get Mad, Mr. President. Get Even.

New York Times - Frank Rich - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎
IT turns out there is something harder to find than a fix for BP's leak: Barack Obama's boiling point. The frantic and fruitless nationwide search for the president's temper is now our sole dependable comic relief from the tragedy in the ...