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By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shook off accusations from moderate opponents of economic mis-management and criticism of his confrontational foreign policy with the West to win a second term as Iranian president.
Video: First Person: Expats Vote in Iranian Election The Associated Press
Iranian Officials: Ahmadinejad Heading for Landslide Victory Voice of America
New York Times - 16 minutes ago
There would be no countdown to launch after NASA delayed the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour due to a hydrogen gas leak. By KENNETH CHANG KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.
Voice of America - 56 minutes ago
By VOA News North Korea threatened Saturday to take military action if the United States or its allies try to enforce a blockade imposed Friday by the United Nations Security Council.
Video: UN Imposes Stiff Sanctions Against North Korea The Associated Press
N Korea defiant after new sanctions Aljazeera.net
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RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - The search for bodies and debris from Air France Flight 447 took on renewed urgency as experts questioned how much longer efforts would prove fruitful, even as six more bodies were pulled from the Atlantic Ocean.
Industry Gathers for Paris Air Show at a Rough Time Voice of America
New York Times - 28 minutes ago
By ADAM B. ELLICK KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber driving a pickup truck detonated his payload of explosives in a hotel parking lot used by NATO trucks, killing four Afghan drivers, injuring eight others and destroying 12 vehicles in Helmand ...
Suicide bomber kills 17 in Afghanistan CNN International
Blast kills Afghan tanker drivers Aljazeera.net
Washington Post - 6 hours ago
By Glenn Kessler and Michael D. Shear President Obama's close friends and key advisers have helped him shape the toughest line against the continued expansion of Israeli settlements since the administration of President Jimmy Carter.
Israeli PM Faces Pressure Ahead of Major Policy Speech Voice of America
In Perspective: Obama is right, it's time for honesty Jerusalem Post
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is lauding the passage of historic anti-smoking legislation that gives the government sweeping authority to regulate tobacco products, pledging to quickly sign the measure into law.
Congress Passes Measure on Tobacco Regulation New York Times
Tobacco bill heads to Obama to sign Seattle Times
New York Daily News - 9 minutes ago
Jacqueline Carter 60, the mother of Stephen Johns who was murdered working as a security guard at the Holocaust Museum by James Von Brunn in Washington DC.
Video: Museum to Reopen After Tribute to Fallen Officer The Associated Press
Boston Globe - 4 hours ago
By Maria Cramer He came to America at 17 to strike it rich, and for most of the last three decades he succeeded, mingling with the power elite of Southern California, the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and Beacon Hill in Boston.
Video: Raw Video: 'Rockefeller' Convicted of Kidnapping The Associated Press
Conviction for a Fraud Who Fled With a Child New York Times
CNNMoney.com - 10 hours ago
Wall Street ends a mixed week little changed, but investors manage to push the blue-chip average into the plus column for the year.
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
National Economic Council Director Lawrence H. Summers said yesterday that the government's emergency involvement in the financial system would be temporary and that the Obama administration is committed to free-market principles.
Summers Calls Obama Defender of Free Markets Wall Street Journal
Summers defends intervention as necessary MarketWatch
Reuters - 13 hours ago
* Dollar rebounds broadly, euro lower on weak data * OPEC cuts 2009 demand forecast slightly NEW YORK, June 12 (Reuters) - US crude oil futures ended lower on Friday as the dollar's rebound directed investment flow away from commodities, ...
New York Times - 8 hours ago
By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN BERLIN - European regulators, wary of repeating an earlier mistake, signaled this week that Microsoft's offer to sell a browserless Windows system on the Continent did not go far enough.
Computerworld - 35 minutes ago
By Mike Elgan Computerworld - Palm Inc. needs money to survive. Dell Inc. needs a handset business to compete. I think Dell should acquire Palm immediately.
No Skype For Palm Pre Yet InformationWeek
Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
By BEN WORTHEN and LORETTA CHAO A California company alleged that an Internet-filtering program being pushed by the Chinese government contains stolen portions of the company's software.
Experts Say Chinese Filter Would Make PCs Vulnerable New York Times
China's Filtering Software Contains Pirated Code PC Magazine
Los Angeles Times - 8 hours ago
Chad Hancock and father Joe, left, of Digital Tech Inc. help South Los Angeles resident Billy Weaver, right, with setting up his digital TV converter box.
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
By Paul Farhi Mel Gibson apologized. So did Michael Richards and the Greaseman (didn't do much good). Politicians do it all the time.
Palin asks Letterman to apologize to young women Chicago Tribune
David Letterman not expected to respond to Sarah Palin on ... Entertainment Weekly
New York Times - 4 hours ago
By AO SCOTT “I left my Rudy Giuliani suit at home,” says the mayor of New York City, brushing off an aide's plea to use an unfolding crisis as an opportunity to make a show of leadership for the cameras.
Blasts and Bedlam Knock 'Pelham 1 2 3' Off the Tracks Washington Post
Boston Globe - 49 minutes ago
By Nick Cafardo PHILADELPHIA - It came down to "our bullpen is better than your bullpen." In fact, the Red Sox are going to win that battle most of the time during the 2009 season.
Phillies fall to the Red Sox in 13 innings Philadelphia Daily News
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Boston Globe - 49 minutes ago
By Kevin Paul Dupont DETROIT - Their young legs fresh and their confidence rising over 60 minutes, even with star center Sidney Crosby sidelined nearly two periods with a knee injury, the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup last night with a 2-1 ...
Video: Stanley Cup Final - Game 7 Wood TV8
Penguins' heart overcomes Crosby injury FOXSports.com
SI.com - 11 minutes ago
No games scheduled. Game 5 of the NBA finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Magic is Sunday night in Orlando. The Lakers' Game 4 victory delivered a 10.9 overnight rating for ABC, the highest yet for the series.
Misplays and Misses Add Up for Magic New York Times
No trick finding blame for Magic's fall: Van Gundy Chicago Tribune
Reuters - 10 hours ago
By Joan Gralla NEW YORK, June 12 (Reuters) - Cases of the new H1N1 flu virus are declining in New York, one of the US cities hit earliest and hardest by the new pandemic virus, health officials said on Friday.
Origins Of The Swine Flu Virus U.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago
By LAURA MECKLER WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is set to propose $300 billion in new cuts to government health-care spending over 10 years, as he hunts for dollars to pay for his expansion of coverage to the uninsured.
Video: Obama Confronts Critics on Health Care Overhaul The Associated Press
Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments Washington Post
Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago
Adult film star Kaylani Lei, right, and fellow actress Stormy Daniels were at the Wicked Pictures booth during Erotica LA 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where they posed for photos with their fans.
HIV Found in 22 Actors in Sex Films Since 2004 New York Times
Calif. to probe latest HIV case in porn industry The Associated Press
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
In his testimony on Capitol Hill, Chrysler President Jim Press, center, defended the dealership cuts, which affect every state except Alaska.
State to see 20% of GM dealerships axed Detroit Free Press
GM closings likely will hit Pa. hardest Philadelphia Inquirer
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
A prominent anti-Taliban cleric and three of his followers were killed in a suicide bomb attack Friday in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, police said.
Taliban claim responsibility for slaying cleric The Associated Press
Inquirer.net - 50 minutes ago
WASHINGTON--The United States continued its efforts this week to close the Guantanamo terrorism detention center with a flurry of releases, capping with the transfer of three Saudi nationals back to their home country.
Guantanamo and the mouse that roared BBC News