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Holocaust Museum Shooting Suspect Reportedly Linked to White ...

FOXNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
The elderly man suspected of killing a security guard in Washington's Holocaust Museum on Wednesday is an anti-Semitic World War II veteran with links to white supremacist groups who tried nearly 30 years ago to take Federal Reserve board members ...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad whips up a frenzy in Tehran as campaigning closes

Times Online - ‎39 minutes ago‎
On a platform overshadowed by the blue dome and twin minarets of a mosque, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is addressing yet another multitude of frenzied, flag-waving followers of the sort that has convulsed Tehran, day and night, for two weeks.

Matthews thanks McAuliffe for test case

Politico - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By ANDY BARR | 6/10/09 6:35 PM EDT MSNBC's Chris Matthews jokingly thanked Terry McAuliffe Wednesday for validating that the "Hardball" host made the right choice in not running for the Senate.

Search for Bodies from Air France Wreckage Continues

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Laurel Bowman Off the coast of Brazil, search teams continue to hunt for the wreckage of Air France Flight 447. They have recovered 41 bodies so far, with 187 still not accounted for.

Friends speak up for LA journalists held by N. Korea

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Laura Ling and Euna Lee are passionate about their work, friends and colleagues say. The women, seized in March, were sentenced Monday to 12 years of hard labor.

Bombing Challenges Aid to Pakistan Refugees

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rescue workers carried the body of a man found in the wreckage of the Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar on Wednesday, the morning after a truck bombing killed at least 16 people.

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NY state Senate in "diabolical" leadership spat: Governor

Reuters - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's legislative session may have to be extended due to a "diabolical situation" that has Democrats and Republicans both claiming to lead the state Senate, Governor David Paterson said on Wednesday.

GOP has self-esteem issues, poll suggests

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Kristi Keck (CNN) -- The Republican Party is in need of a leader and boost in its self-esteem, a new poll suggests. A new poll indicates there is no clear leader of the Republican Party.

Obama officials: No 'magic bullet' for auto companies

MiamiHerald.com - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By David Lightman WASHINGTON - Top Obama administration officials who oversee the auto industry on Wednesday urged skittish senators to be patient as the White House tries to nurse ailing American auto companies back to health - but they couldn't ...

White House proposes new pay legislation

CNNMoney.com - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Obama administration wants to give investors more say on executive compensation. But will the changes, including a new 'pay czar,' go far enough?

Marchionne Has Dual Task of Reviving Chrysler, Keeping Fiat Fit

Bloomberg - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By Sara Gay Forden June 11 (Bloomberg) -- Fiat SpA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne won his six-month battle to gain control of Chrysler LLC.

Stocks Trim Losses, Close Modestly Lower

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
Higher mortgage rates and weak Treasury auction worry investors; anti-virus service gives Microsoft late lift. Higher commodity prices and a weak Treasury bond auction hampered Wall Street Wednesday, but the market pared its losses in the final hour of ...

Former Apple hardware chief appointed as Palm's new CEO

Apple Insider - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By Katie Marsal Jon Rubinstein, an Apple executive who helped lead the company out of its dark ages and later played an integral role in pioneering the iPod, was named chief executive officer of rival handset maker Palm on Wednesday.

Apple iPhone 3G S Sports Faster, More Powerful Chip

InformationWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Specifications for the iPhone 3G S have surfaced, indicating that Apple's latest mobile device has a 600-MHz processor and 256 RAM on board.

US asking about book deal, Google says

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - Google Inc (GOOG.O) has received formal notice from the US Justice Department that antitrust investigators are looking into its settlement with publishers that would help make millions of books available ...

Carrie Prejean: They Asked Me to do Playboy

TMZ.com - ‎42 minutes ago‎
We just got off the phone with deposed Miss California USA Carrie Prejean -- and she says the pageant was trying to whore her out to Playboy.

Britney's new agent boyfriend confirms relationship

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
BY BILL ZWECKER Sun-Times Columnist As tipped here in early March, that long-simmering, long-secret romance between Britney Spears and her talent agent Jason Trawick is now being confirmed by the veteran William Morris exec.

72-year-old grandmother 'tased'

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A 72-year-old woman in Texas has threatened to sue police after an officer "tased" her with an electronic stun gun. Deputy constable Chris Bieze stopped Kathryn Winkfein on a Highway, where they had a confrontation over a speeding ticket.

Lakers know defensive lapses must be fixed

San Jose Mercury News - ‎6 minutes ago‎
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer ORLANDO, Fla.—Lakers coach Phil Jackson delayed watching the entire tape of Game 3, preferring a few hours of sleep over reliving the misery of Tuesday night.

Astros outright Geary to Triple-A

MLB.com - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By Brian McTaggart / MLB.com HOUSTON -- The Astros outrighted pitcher Geoff Geary to Triple-A Round Rock on Wednesday after he cleared waivers upon being reinstated from the 15-day disabled list.

Crosby not scoring, yet Penguins reach Game 7

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Alan Robinson, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH - This should tell anyone how determined the Pittsburgh Penguins are to complete their Stanley Cup comeback: Sidney Crosby, the star scorer, has become Sidney Crosby, the role-playing specialist.

Hawaii H1N1 counts nears 200 Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Bizjournals.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The number of confirmed cases of H1N1 Influenza A, or swine flu, in Hawaii is nearing 200 as 83 new cases were confirmed this week.

US Senate Democrats Keep Options Open On Public Health Plan

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Patrick Yoest Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--With action intensifying on health-care legislation in the US Senate, Democrats remain unsure of - and divided on - what approach they will take on a public health-insurance plan.

Nausea drug safe for fetus: study

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - An anti-nausea drug that is widely used but little tested for safety in pregnant women does no obvious harm to the fetus, an Israeli study of thousands of users concluded on Wednesday.

McConnell blasts Dems over Sotomayor hearing date

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor Wednesday to blast Democrats for setting a start date on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing.

Sri Lanka Targets Tamil Tiger Funding

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
By PETER WONACOTT COLOMBO -- After routing the Tamil Tigers at home, the Sri Lankan government has set its sights on destroying the group's network overseas -- an effort that involves working closely with countries that were critical of Sri Lanka's ...

Schwarzenegger seeks online revolution in schools

The Associated Press - ‎48 minutes ago‎
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - In the state that gave the world Facebook, Google and the iPod, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says forcing California's students to rely on printed textbooks is so yesterday.