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USA ties England at the World Cup

Washington Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The United States and England battled to a 1-1 tie in the World Cup opener for both teams. England's Shaun Wright-Phillips, left, is challenged by United States' Steve Cherundolo.

Recipes for Ruin, in the Gulf or on Wall Street

New York Times - Richard H. Thaler - ‎3 hours ago‎
AS the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico follows on the heels of the financial crisis, we can discern a toxic recipe for catastrophe.

Search Continues After Fatal Flood in Arkansas

New York Times - John Eligon, Liz Robbins - ‎2 hours ago‎
A damaged RV is seen just off the bank of the Little Missouri river in the Albert Pike recreation area near Caddo Gap. By JOHN ELIGON and LIZ ROBBINS LANGLEY, Ark.

Kyrgyzstan Seeks Russian Help

Wall Street Journal - Alan Cullison - ‎1 hour ago‎
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan—Kygyzstan appealed for Russian military help Saturday as ethnic fighting spread across the southern part of the country, leaving at least 77 people dead and parts the region's largest city in ...

7.5 quake hits ocean near Indian islands

msnbc.com - ‎36 minutes ago‎
PORT BLAIR, India - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck in the ocean near India's Nicobar Islands on Sunday, sparking some tsunami warnings, the US Geological Survey and local officials said.

Iranian protesters mark year since Ahmadinejad's election win

Washington Post - Thomas Erdbrink - ‎3 hours ago‎
TEHRAN -- Anti-government protesters took to the streets of the Iranian capital Saturday for the first time in four months, commemorating the anniversary of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed election victory a year ago despite ...

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Obama stand on oil spill is tough and temperate

The Associated Press - Charles Babington - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama took a fist-and-olive-branch approach to the Gulf oil spill Saturday, giving BP a deadline to accelerate cleanup efforts while also reassuring Britons he's not pointing a finger at them or their national institutions ...

Obama Presses Congress to Avert Medicare Pay Cuts

New York Times - Sheryl Gay Stolberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama called Saturday for Congress to avert a planned 21 percent pay cut for doctors who see Medicare patients, saying the move was necessary to ensure the health of older Americans.

Primary Opponent Calls for Investigation

FOXNews - ‎5 hours ago‎
South Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Alvin Greene poses for a photo in Manning, SC, June 9. (AP Photo) Vic Rawl, who was the presumptive Democratic nominee in South Carolina's US Senate race until his upset loss this week to unemployed military ...

Spirit Airlines Pilots Strike After Labor Talks Fail

BusinessWeek - Mary Schlangenstein - ‎4 hours ago‎
June 12 (Bloomberg) -- Pilots walked off the job at closely held Spirit Airlines Inc. early this morning after failing to reach a contract agreement in more than three years of negotiations.
Spirit Pilots Launch Strike Wall Street Journal

Buffett Charity Auction Fetches $2.6 Million

Wall Street Journal - Geoffrey A. Fowler - ‎18 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO—The eleventh annual charity auction of lunch with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. CEO Warren Buffett brought in more than $2.6 million on Friday night.

Some Return to Work Amid Honda Strike

New York Times - Keith Bradsher - ‎4 hours ago‎
HONG KONG - Cracks emerged on Saturday afternoon in the unity of workers on strike at a Honda auto parts factory in southeastern China, the latest in a series of strikes in China in which blue-collar employees have demanded sharply ...

Gawker Says FBI Seeks Documents

Wall Street Journal - Shira Ovide - ‎20 hours ago‎
Gawker Media LLC said the Federal Bureau of Investigation asked it to retain documents as part of a probe into the exposure of email addresses belonging to iPad owners, the second time the blog publisher has been in a legal spotlight ...

It's Apple vs. Google in the battle over the future of computing.

Newsweek - Serge Bloch - ‎2 hours ago‎
When Steve Jobs took the stage for his keynote address at Apple's annual developers conference last week, he had plenty to say about the new iPhone 4, calling it “the most precise, beautiful thing we've ever designed.

Google Wi-Fi Data Capture Unethical, But Not Illegal

PC World - Tony Bradley - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google is under global scrutiny for its "accidental" gathering of wi-fi data while driving about photographing the world with its Street View camera cars.

Kid Cudi Arrested

MTV.com - Jayson Rodriguez - ‎19 hours ago‎
MC charged with felony criminal mischief and possession of a controlled substance in New York on Friday. By Jayson Rodriguez Kanye West protégé Kid Cudi was arrested on Friday (June 11) in New York and charged with felony criminal mischief and ...

'Karate Kid' pummels 'A-Team' at Friday bo

Hollywood Reporter - Gregg Kilday - ‎5 hours ago‎
Eleven-year-old Jaden Smith, with an assist from Jackie Chan, overpowered a reconstituted A-Team at the North American boxoffice on Friday as Sony's "The Karate Kid" took a commanding lead with an estimated $18.8 million.
Thinking small for 'Karate Kid' San Francisco Chronicle

Photos: 'True Blood' Season 3 Premiere Sunday

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sookie (Anna Paquin) is the leading lady of "True Blood." A waitress at a local restaurant, Merlotte's, Sookie has the ability to hear people's thoughts (usually negative), which has proven problematic in forming relationships.
Summer camp, with some bite Chicago Sun-Times

Indianapolis hopeful for Big Ten football title game

USA Today - Jeff Rabjohns - ‎4 hours ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS - Big Ten expansion began Friday with the addition of Nebraska, a move that could have a significant financial impact for the league and lead to another marquee sporting event in Indianapolis.

Messi's magical performance delights Maradona

USA Today - Gerald Imray - ‎1 hour ago‎
That's how Argentina coach Diego Maradona put it on Saturday after Messi produced a mesmerizing performance in a 1-0 win over Nigeria in Group B at the World Cup that was unlucky not to have been rewarded with a goal.
World Cup Today The Associated Press

Nava hits slam on first pitch he sees in Majors

MLB.com - Ian Browne - ‎1 hour ago‎
Daniel Nava follows the flight of his grand slam in his first career plate appearance. (AP) By Ian Browne / MLB.com BOSTON -- The kid who was 70 pounds when he started high school made a dramatic entrance to the Major Leagues on Saturday.

FDA to monitor genetic testing

San Jose Mercury News - Steve Johnson - ‎11 hours ago‎
Indicating they plan to closely monitor the sale of genetic tests directly to consumers, federal regulators Friday told five companies involved in the business - including two in the Bay Area - their products are medical devices that ...

New French Emergency Contraceptive Pill May Soon Be Available in US

Tech Jackal - ‎4 hours ago‎
A new version of the controversial morning after pill may soon be available to women in the United States. The pill is currently used in France and is sold under the name ella.

Cancer survivors share their stories at Relay for Life

Record-Searchlight - David Benda - ‎28 minutes ago‎
When Mike Braden was diagnosed in 2001 with a rare form of lymphoma, he figured his time was short. So Braden sold the real estate business he owned and operated for some 25 years.
Relay Reaches Milestone Madison County Courier
In the Relay for Life Canton Repository

U. of California Tries Just Saying No to Rising Journal Costs

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - Jennifer Howard - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
The University of California system has said "enough" to the Nature Publishing Group, one of the leading commercial scientific publishers, over a big proposed jump in the cost of the group's journals.

Birds frozen in oil: image of a desperate summer

Yahoo! Tech - Seth Borenstein - ‎Jun 5, 2010‎
They are the ghastly images of a summer fouled before it started. Squawking seagulls and majestic brown pelicans coated in oil. Click.

Amish Farming Draws Rare Government Scrutiny

New York Times - Sindya N. Bhanoo - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
Matthew Stoltzfus, left, on his farm in Lancaster, Pa., where a government program is working with Amish farmers to try to instill more environmentally sound methods for handling runoff.

The Spill, The Scandal and the President

Rolling Stone - Tim Dickinson - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in US history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White House.

Savings Experiment: How to rent movies, with a very happy ending

WalletPop (blog) - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
If you're an entertainment maven, chances are you love movies enough to rent them, whether it's a brand-new video such as "Avatar," or a recent classic along the lines of "You've Got Mail.