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Iran's Reformists Say Members Detained After Ahmadinejad Win

Voice of America - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By VOA News Members of Iranian reformist groups say Tehran detained at least 10 reformists before dawn Sunday, hours after Iranian officials declared President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected in a landslide victory.

In museum shooting, echoes of a wicked time

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Harold Jackson That was my first thought when I heard that an 88-year-old racist was the alleged gunman in Wednesday's shoot-out at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.

Several dead in Pakistan bombing

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A bomb blast has killed at least seven people at a market in the north-western Pakistani town of Dera Ismail Khan. Many more people were wounded in the blast, reports said.

Clinton: Pyongyang's provocations 'deeply regrettable'

AFP - ‎11 hours ago‎
NIAGARA FALLS, Canada (AFP) - North Korea's continued provocations are "deeply regrettable," top US diplomat Hillary Clinton said Saturday, vowing to do "all we can" to halt Pyongyang's nuclear proliferation.

Bomb Blast Kills 6 at Market in NW Pakistan

Voice of America - ‎11 minutes ago‎
By VOA News Authorities in northwest Pakistan say at least six people were killed and another 15 were wounded in a bomb blast in a busy market area Sunday.

Some in Palau are worried about Guantanamo detainees

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Itsuo Inouye / AP Children play in Ngerkebesang, Palau. The tiny island republic, a former US territory, has only 20000 year-round residents and is heavily dependent on eco-tourism.

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Congress Passes Measure on Tobacco Regulation

New York Times - ‎Jun 12, 2009‎
After his remarks about the tobacco bill, President Obama returned for a question about Iran. More Photos > By DUFF WILSON The House moved quickly Friday to pass the Senate's tobacco bill and send it to the White House, where President Obama promised ...

A court battle California doesn't need

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Supreme Court's ruling last week in the case of a grandiosely unethical West Virginia justice opened a new field of constitutional review -- the high court may now consider when an elected state court jurist has been so tainted by politics that due ...
Justice for sale Boston Globe

McDonnell, Deeds Hit Ground Running

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Anita Kumar and Rosalind S. Helderman WILLIAMSBURG, June 13 -- Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, the newly minted Democratic nominee for governor, stood with his party's elite, Mark Warner and Timothy M. Kaine, Saturday at an outdoor rally as he pledged to ...

Global Finance Chiefs Cite Signs of Stability

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Anthony Faiola Financial chiefs from the Group of Eight industrialized nations yesterday offered their most optimistic assessment yet of the global crisis, noting encouraging signs of economic stabilization and calling for an "exit strategy" from ...

Six Flags files for Chapter 11

Bizjournals.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Debt-ridden amusement park operator Six Flags, controlled by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announces $15M initiative ...

MiamiHerald.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
A $15 million initiative to spur new financial models for investigative reporting was announced by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Saturday during a gathering for reporters and educators in Baltimore.

Bing lands with a bang, but will it boom?

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jen Leo The travel section of Bing ( www.bing.com/travel) is one of the major upsides to Microsoft's new search engine. The level of integration within the search feature makes shopping for travel a more informed experience from the first click ...

Shuttle Endeavour grounded by hydrogen leak

CNET News - ‎Jun 13, 2009‎
by William Harwood Launch of the shuttle Endeavour, grounded by a gaseous hydrogen leak during fueling Saturday, is off until Wednesday at the earliest, NASA officials say.

Is Google About To Introduce A Microblog Search Offering?

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Joseph Tartakoff - paidContent.org Google (NSDQ: GOOG) executives have openly professed their admiration for Twitter's success and they may finally be able to cash in on it.

FCC Calls Shift to Digital TV Smooth

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The transition to digital television went fairly smoothly, with only a few glitches, federal officials said yesterday, although some viewers may still need help tuning into the new broadcast signals.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

New York Times - ‎5 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.

Letterman Sends No Regrets

Washington Post - ‎Jun 12, 2009‎
By Paul Farhi Mel Gibson apologized. So did Michael Richards and the Greaseman (didn't do much good). Politicians do it all the time.

Gutsy Miguel Cotto beats Joshua Clottey

Boston Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Ron Borges NEW YORK - When Miguel Cotto left the ring at Madison Square Garden, he didn't look like what he was. He didn't look like a winner.

Magic not afraid of history, want to make it

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Brian Schmitz | Tribune Newspapers No team has ever come back in the NBA Finals to win a title after trailing 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Red Sox bail out dicey Matsuzaka

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Adam Kilgore PHILADELPHIA - Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched last Sunday, and then the Red Sox had five pretty much perfect days. They embarrassed their rivals, vaulted to first in their division, beat the world champs, and took over as best team in the ...

High noon on the Hill for health care reform

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎2 hours ago‎
Starting this week, President Obama and Democrats on Capitol Hill will try to do what no Congress or president has done: reform the US health care system.

The who's askew flu fears

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The World Health Organization has apparently redefined 'flu pandemic' to reflect popular angst, as well as its own. By Michael Fumento How bizarre!

Relay for Life teams raise $12000

Lansing State Journal - ‎11 minutes ago‎
EAST LANSING - Chad Camplease, 36, never realized the devastation cancer could create until his wife, Jennifer, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in December 2007, just one day shy of her 32nd birthday.
Relay for Life marks 25 years Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Netanyahu unlikely to back Palestinian state: observers

AFP - ‎28 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unlikely to back the creation of a Palestinian state in his key Middle East peace policy speech on Sunday, observers said.
Netanyahu's day Ha'aretz

UN Representative Calls for Review of US Raids in Afghanistan

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
| AP KABUL--The top UN representative in Afghanistan told NATO defense ministers in Brussels that there is "an urgent need to review the operations of special forces" -- comments that appear to be aimed at US operations that have caused many of the ...

Rebels seize 9 foreigners in Yemen

CNN International - ‎25 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Nine foreigners, including three children, were kidnapped by Shiite rebels in northern Yemen, the state-run news agency reported Sunday.