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Obama will demand BP establish escrow account to handle oil spill claims

Washington Post - Ed O'Keefe, Anne E. Kornblut - ‎54 minutes ago‎
By Ed O'Keefe and Anne E. Kornblut President Obama will demand that BP establish an escrow account to compensate for Gulf Coast oil spill claims when he meets with company executives on Wednesday, White House officials said Sunday.

To Delight of Crowd, Ghana Defeats Serbia on Penalty Kick

New York Times - Jeffrey Marcus - ‎20 minutes ago‎
After a handball call on Serbia's Kuzmanovic, Asamoah Gyan scored the game's only goal on a blistering penalty kick. By JEFFREY MARCUS PRETORIA, South Africa - Ghana and Serbia came into the opening game of Group D of the World Cup with different ...

Police narrow Ark. flood search to 3 missing

The Associated Press - Andrew Demillo, Chuck Bartels - ‎41 minutes ago‎
LANGLEY, Ark. - Crews got to work Sunday looking for bodies in the many piles of debris that collected after a flash flood swept through a popular campground, as police drastically cut their search to just three missing campers.

Violence at Iraq Central Bank Kills 15

New York Times - Anthony Shadid, Khalid D. Ali - ‎35 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD - Attackers set off at least one explosion near the Central Bank Sunday, then fought a pitched gun battle with police for hours in a chaotic scene during the capital's afternoon rush.

Kyrgyzstan to Send Troops, Volunteers to South in Effort to Quell Violence

Voice of America - Jessica Golloher - ‎1 hour ago‎
Photo: AP As violence in Kyrgyzstan continues, the interim government says it will send troops to the southern part of the country in an effort to stem violence there that has killed at least 100 and injured more than 1000 others.

Slovak PM bids to form coalition

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Slovak Prime Minister, Robert Fico, has been asked to form a government, despite an opposition coalition winning more seats in Saturday's elections.

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Obama Presses for Aid to Cities and States

New York Times - Jackie Calmes, Sheryl Gay Stolberg - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama on Saturday implored Congress to provide more aid to states and cities to blunt “the devastating economic impact of budget cuts” by local governments that imperil the jobs of ...

Oil spill continues to flow into Jordan River

Salt Lake Tribune - D.b. Troester - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Gordon Cowlishaw first noticed oil flowing in the Jordan River on Salt Lake City's west side at 8 am Saturday morning. "It's kind of disheartening," said the 49-year-old laid off, hard-rock miner while walking Sunday morning along the ...

Fiorina Sorry Boxer Hair Comment Has Diverted Attention From Campaign Issues

FOXNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina said Sunday she regrets being caught on tape making fun of Sen. Barbara Boxer's hair, but didn't say whether she apologized to the Democratic incumbent.

Panhandle battles 2 massive oil plumes

MiamiHerald.com - ‎20 minutes ago‎
AP PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -- Skimming vessels and boom lines are trying to hold off two massive plumes of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill that are inching closer to the western Florida Panhandle.

Spirit Airlines pilots strike grounds flights

Reuters - Karen Jacobs, Bill Trott - ‎3 hours ago‎
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Privately held Spirit Airlines canceled flights for a second day on Sunday as a pilots' strike continued. Spirit's 440 pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association walked off the job on Saturday after US-mediated talks ...
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In Gulf disaster, echoes and lessons of Alaska's Exxon Valdez spill

MiamiHerald.com - Richard Mauer - ‎9 hours ago‎
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- With their futures dark and confused, desperate residents of the Gulf of Mexico are turning to veterans of Alaska's Exxon Valdez oil spill for clues about what they're facing.

Game developers preparing for diverse E3 show

The Associated Press - Derrik J. Lang - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - There might be something for everyone at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo. Once a boisterous bastion for geeky gamers, the gaming industry's annual convention has in recent years morphed into a more modest showcase of the latest ...
Natal reveal tonight Computerandvideogames.com

Space Probe Returns After 7 Years and Asteroid Landing

ABC News - Matthew Jones - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY, Jun (Reuters) - A Japanese space probe, which scientists hope is carrying a sample from an asteroid, has returned to Earth, blazing a spectacular trail across the sky in the Australian outback, witnesses said Monday.

IPad Security Breach May Blight Business Use for the Tablet

eWeek - ‎6 hours ago‎
Goatse Security exploited a security hole on AT&T's Website that enabled it to access the e-mail addresses of 114000 owners of iPad 3G devices.
Gawker Says FBI Seeks Documents Wall Street Journal

"Karate Kid" leaves "A-Team" bruised at box office

Reuters - Mario Anzuoni, Dean Goodman - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Cast members Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith pose at the premiere of ''The Karate Kid'' at the Mann Village theatre in Los Angeles June 7, 2010.

Puerto Rican Day Parade brings out city's pride during march through Manhattan

New York Daily News - Sonja Sharp, Michael J. Feeney - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Parade king Marc Anthony (r.) and his wife Jennifer Lopez (c.), make their way up Fifth Avenue during the Puerto Rican Day Parade.

Kristen Stewart On Best Kiss Award Acceptance Speech With Robert Pattinson

MTV.com - Terri Schwartz, Josh Horowitz - ‎1 hour ago‎

Saadane refuses to blame Chaouchi

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Algeria coach Rabah Saadane refused to blame goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi for the blunder which handed Slovenia their first points at a World Cup with a 1-0 Group C win in Polokwane.
World Cup Capsules The Associated Press

Players back Green as Capello weighs keeper switch

The Associated Press - Rob Harris - ‎21 minutes ago‎
RUSTENBURG, South Africa - England's players rallied around Robert Green, while coach Fabio Capello contemplated whether to drop the goalkeeper who cost them a World Cup win against the United States.

Follow live: Stephen Strasburg faces Indians in second start

USA Today - ‎24 minutes ago‎
In addition to making his second career start today, Stephen Strasburg will be gunning for the immortal Karl Spooner when he faces the Indians in Cleveland.

Bride walks for mom's cancer fight

Detroit Free Press - Christina Hall - ‎9 hours ago‎
Jessica Dow pulled up the bottom of her strapless bridal gown, exposing her flip-flops, and started walking the dusty track at Central Middle School in Plymouth on Saturday.
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Ban on gay men giving blood called outdated

Chicago Sun-Times - Scripps Howard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rep. Mike Quigley is leading an effort to re-examine what he calls "outdated and discriminatory" restrictions on blood donations by gay men.

FDA to monitor genetic testing

San Jose Mercury News - Steve Johnson - ‎15 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 ...

With the Big 12 Collapsing, What Will Happen to Kansas?

TIME - Karen Ball - ‎1 hour ago‎
At the Allen Fieldhouse at the University of Kansas, reverent basketball fans can slip in to center court to soak up Jayhawk history.

Politically Incorrect Guide to Ending Poverty

The Atlantic - Sebastian Mallaby - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
In the 1990s, Paul Romer revolutionized economics. In the aughts, he became rich as a software entrepreneur. Now he's trying to help the poorest countries grow rich—by convincing them to establish foreign-run “charter cities” within their borders.

How the New Wealth Taxes Will Hit You

Wall Street Journal - Laura Saunders - ‎Jun 12, 2010‎
The health-care bill that Congress passed in March contained two surprising new taxes to help pay for the changes: an extra 0.9% levy on wages for couples earning more than $250000 ($200000 for singles) and a new 3.8% tax on ...

The Courage to Leave

New York Times - Bob Herbert - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎
There is no good news coming out of the depressing and endless war in Afghanistan. There once was merit to our incursion there, but that was long ago.

Customized SEO Strategy & Recommendations: Step 6 of the 8-Step SEO Strategy

SEOmoz (blog) - ‎Jun 8, 2010‎
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