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Police: Dutchman says he knows Holloway location

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Frank Bajak - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP LIMA, Peru - The chief of Peru's criminal police says Dutch murder suspect Joran van der Sloot has told police that he knows the location of the body of missing US teen Natalie Holloway.

Louisiana congressman Charlie Melancon moved to tears by gulf spill

Washington Post - David A. Fahrenthold - ‎3 hours ago‎
GRAND ISLE, LA. -- Great globs of oil are churning in the surf. Muck-covered pelicans sit offshore, white only in their eyes. Here -- in a beach town living its nightmare -- Rep. Charlie Melancon (D) gets up at a community ...

Planes, boats scramble to reach teen drifting in Indian Ocean

CNN - Alan Duke, Irving Last - ‎17 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has taken over the search for a 16-year-old California girl who triggered a distress signal during rough seas in the Indian Ocean, while attempting to sail solo around the world.

Iran criticises nuclear 'monopoly'

Aljazeera.net - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Iran's president, on a visit to China, has criticised the world's nuclear powers for wanting "to monopolise" the technology for their own gain.

Turkey agrees to Arab trade plan

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Turkey has agreed to set up a free trade zone with three of its Arab neighbours, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. The plan was revealed at a meeting of Arab and Turkish ministers in Istanbul.
Sultan Erdogan Ha'aretz

Militia Is Said to Be Target of Afghan Wedding Attack

New York Times - Alissa J. Rubin, Taimoor Shah - ‎4 hours ago‎
Allauddin Khan/AP The bodies of people killed at the wedding party. Twelve members of an anti-Taliban group were said to have died.

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Army inquiry finds 211 graves mishandled at Arlington Cemetery

CNN - Mike Mount - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington (CNN) -- Potentially hundreds of American veterans and their family members who were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery were misidentified or mislocated, including troops from the wars in Iraq ...

Senate Rejects Republican Effort to Thwart Carbon Limits

New York Times - Carl Hulse - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday defeated a Republican-led effort to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from curbing greenhouse gases as lawmakers road-tested arguments for a future fight over climate change legislation.

'A force to be reckoned with'

Washington Post - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Hispanics fueled much of the population growth in Maryland and Virginia last year, mirroring a pattern echoed around the country. Among the data released by the Census Bureau: -- Minorities make up 35 percent of the US population, another notch toward ...

Euro Near One-Week High as Concern at Europe Debt Crisis Eases

BusinessWeek - Candice Zachariahs - ‎40 minutes ago‎

China inflation picks up but not all see tighter policy

Reuters - Langi Chiang, Simon Rabinovitch - ‎58 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, June 11 (Reuters) - Chinese inflation quickened to a 19-month high in May, but a moderation of growth in factory production and capital spending could further ease worries that the world's third-largest ...

Strikes put China on spot over labor unrest

The Associated Press - Elaine Kurtenbach - ‎48 minutes ago‎
SHANGHAI - Workers demanding higher wages rallied outside a Honda plant in southern China on Friday, part of a rash of industrial action at Chinese factories highlighting growing restiveness among migrant workers.

Post Tech Cecilia Kang

Washington Post - Chris Ratcliffe - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The FBI said on Thursday that it is investigating a security breach of AT&T's wireless network that exposed the e-mail addresses and network identification numbers of thousands of iPad users.

What Google should learn from Bing's images

CNET - Chris Matyszczyk - ‎3 hours ago‎
I was focusing my attentions on deep World Cup meditation when I heard my phone ring and a scream. Yes, it was a friend of mine appalled at the sight of images beneath the type on Google home page.

FTC Said to Prepare Review of Apple Tactics in Mobile Ad Market

BusinessWeek - Jeff Bliss, Brian Womack - ‎2 hours ago‎
June 11 (Bloomberg) -- The US Federal Trade Commission is preparing to review allegations that Apple Inc. is engaging in anti-competitive tactics to restrict rivals in the mobile- advertising market, people familiar with ...

Movie Review: 'The Karate Kid,' an old plot with new punch

Washington Post - Ann Hornaday - ‎2 hours ago‎

We're warning you - 'A-Team' is a dud

Boston Herald - James Verniere - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Even Mr. T pities these fools. Once upon a time, the idea of an “A-Team” movie was something film critics brought up to frighten one another and get a baleful laugh.
Review: 'A-Team' misfires San Jose Mercury News

Fourth "Twilight" Film Will Be Split in Two

ABC News - Dean Goodman, Sandra Maler - ‎4 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Why make one "Twilight" film when you can charge moviegoers to see two of them? "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn," the fourth movie in the vampire franchise, will be split in two, with the first half scheduled for release on ...

Bench Lifts Celtics to Tie Series

New York Times - Howard Beck - ‎29 minutes ago‎
BOSTON - The fashionable “Beat LA” chants had all but faded from TD Garden, the oxygen bled from the building by Ray Allen's misfires, Kobe Bryant's impossible jumpers and Derek Fisher's intensity.

New alliances, league affiliation ready to reshape college sports

USA Today - Marlen Garcia - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Erich Schlegel for USA TODAY By Marlen Garcia, USA TODAY The first ripple in a money-driven, potentially seismic shift in college sports came Thursday when the Pacific-10 Conference announced the University of Colorado will become its 11th member, ...

Mexico aims to win, with all due respect

Los Angeles Times - Kevin Baxter, Grahame L. Jones - ‎1 hour ago‎
Coach Javier Aguirre holds South African patriarch in high regard, but he has a job to do. By Kevin Baxter and Grahame L. Jones Reporting from Johannesburg - As a young man Mexican Coach Javier Aguirre came to admire Nelson Mandela.

Novartis' MS pill wins US advisers' support

Reuters - Susan Heavey, Bernard Orr - ‎8 hours ago‎
A joint Senate-House committee convenes to begin merging competing bills from each chamber into what will be the biggest overhaul of the financial rules since the 1930s.

Farewell, Medicare Advantage

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
The White House is launching its latest Willy Loman campaign to resell ObamaCare, helped by $125 million that unions and other interest groups say they'll spend to make Americans love their new entitlement.
Checks sent to Medicare recipients Minneapolis Star Tribune

Nurses in Minnesota stage day-long strike

Washington Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
More than 12000 nurses launched a one-day strike Thursday at 14 Minnesota hospitals in a dispute over nurse-patient ratios and pension benefits.
Strike stays calm, but pressure on Minneapolis Star Tribune

Dorothy Rabinowitz: The Alien in the White House

Wall Street Journal - Dorothy Rabinowitz - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
The deepening notes of disenchantment with Barack Obama now issuing from commentators across the political spectrum were predictable.

10 things to know about iPhone 4

CNN - John D. Sutter - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
San Francisco, California (CNN) -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs says the iPhone 4, which debuted on Monday, is the "biggest leap forward" the iPhone has made since it was introduced in 2007.

Dressed to Distract

New York Times - Maureen Dowd - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎
Ordinarily in life, extraordinary good looks are an advantage for men and women - and even babies. Not only do babies gaze longer at more comely adult faces, research tells us, but parents may gaze longer at more comely babies.

In Medium Raw, Bourdain Is the Last Honest Man

TIME - Josh Ozersky - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
The book Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, Anthony Bourdain's long-awaited sequel to Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, went on sale on Tuesday; ...

Many studies great news for mice, not so much for humans

CNN - Elizabeth Landau - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
(CNN) -- Potential cancer vaccine! Possible anxiety treatment! Scientific studies looking at potential therapies for physical and mental illness often sound exciting -- that is, until you read further and realize they're in ...