New York Times - 54 minutes ago
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran gave his first post-election news conference in Tehran on Sunday. In a news conference, he called his re-election "real and free.
Media group asks nations not to recognize Iran results CNN International
FOXSports.com - 1 hour ago
by Jonathan Feigen, Sports Xchange ORLANDO - The Los Angeles Lakers' Phil Jackson has some polarizing traits, from that grin that drifts into a smirk to his tendency to tiptoe between erudite and seemingly arrogant.
Lakers' Phil Jackson reminisces about the road traveled Los Angeles Times
FOXNews - 2 hours ago
President promotes his health care proposals, urging doctors gathered in Chicago to support wider insurance coverage and targeted federal spending cuts.
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By Mohammed Assadi RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - World powers should isolate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after he unveiled tough terms for a Middle East peace accord, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday.
Times Online - 52 minutes ago
Pakistan has ordered its army to attack Baitullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taleban, in his mountainous stronghold of South Waziristan - also believed to be the hiding place of Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda chief.
Pakistan: Kidnap, bomb plots foiled in capital The Associated Press
Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
By Lyubov Pronina June 15 (Bloomberg) -- President Dmitry Medvedev will seek to increase Russia's role in resolving the conflict in Afghanistan at a regional security summit that may also include talks with reelected Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Leaders gather for Shanghai talks BBC News
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Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago
Gerald Herbert / AP Sonia Sotomayor, whose Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin in July, sat on the board of the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, which sued to overturn New York City's civil service exams in the 1980s.
Sotomayor impresses in interviews, senators say The Associated Press
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
Today's the deadline for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature to close a $24.3 billion deficit so the state controller can get emergency loans to help California avoid running out of cash next month.
Calif. budget deadline looms; no deal in sight San Jose Mercury News
Democrats are going to need prodding to reach budget accord Los Angeles Times
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
By Walter Pincus Weeks after President Obama took office, the CIA extended its contract with a firm run by two psychologists who helped introduce waterboarding and other harsh methods to the agency's interrogation techniques, according to a news report ...
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
By Andrew Noel and Thomas Black June 15 (Bloomberg) -- Holcim Ltd., the world's second- biggest cement maker, agreed to buy Australian operations from Cemex SAB de CV for A$2.02 billion ($1.61 billion) to enter the markets for concrete and crushed rock ...
Holcim Sets CHF2B Cap Hike For Australia, China Growth Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - 27 minutes ago
By Finbarr Flynn June 15 (Bloomberg) -- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., Japan's second-biggest bank by market value, will raise as much as 923 billion yen ($9.4 billion) in the biggest new share sale in Japan since 2001.
Tokyo Shares End Dn On Weak Resource Stks; Still Above 10000 Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - 58 minutes ago
By Simon Kennedy and Rainer Buergin June 15 (Bloomberg) -- Group of Eight finance ministers began drawing up contingency plans for rolling back budget deficits and bank bailouts as the economy shows signs of recovery and investors start worrying about ...
Euro falls vs US dollar Forbes
CNET News - 7 hours ago
by William Harwood NASA managers Sunday deferred making a formal decision on whether to reschedule the delayed shuttle Endeavour for launch Wednesday or press ahead instead with launch of the agency's $583 million Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission ...
Video: Hydrogen Leak Forces NASA to Scrub Launch The Associated Press
Reuters - 1 hour ago
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Top cellphone maker Nokia launched three new handsets on Monday, including a new touch-screen model to follow its successful 5800 phone.
Nokia E72, 3710 fold, 5530 XpressMusic Announced Techtree.com
Nokia Introduces 5530 XpressMusic SlashPhone
BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago
By Olga Kharif New iPhone products and price changes are never cause for celebration among Apple's rivals in the wireless industry.
Analysts say new iphone still lacks features IT needs Computerworld
Demand is extremely high for iPhone 3G S Afterdawn.com
Washington Post - 33 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The party kept rocking for "The Hangover," the first big surprise hit at the North American box office this summer, while Eddie Murphy suffered a headache with his second consecutive flop.
'Taking of Pelham 123' and 'Imagine That' fizzle Los Angeles Times
A Sluggish Showing at the Box Office New York Times
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Two industry veterans, undeterred by the deep downturn, launch DF Indie Studios with a goal of making and distributing 10 to 12 small-budget movies a year.
Indie film studio launches with $300M, big goals The Associated Press
Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Troy Carpenter and Jeff Vrabel MANCHESTER, Tennessee (Billboard) - Bruce Springsteen found himself in an unusual position on Saturday: having to preach to the not necessarily converted at a music festival.
Bonnaroo '09 Sunday: Springsteen goes Phishing Entertainment Weekly
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
The end to Johan Santana's ''terrible day'' came in the fourth, and when the inning was over, the Met was saddled with a career-high nine earned runs.
Yankees Rock Santana In Subway Series Hartford Courant
When Santana Hurts, the Mets Feel His Pain New York Times
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
AP / June 15, 2009 Brian Gay thought so little of his chance to play his way into the US Open that he had plans for a week off. Well, he'd better figure something out pretty quick.
Gay earns US Open berth with victory at St. Jude The Associated Press
Gay's victory puts him in US Open Philadelphia Inquirer
Detroit Free Press - 33 minutes ago
BY MIKE BRUDENELL • FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER • June 15, 2009 BROOKLYN, Mich. -- The crowd may have been the smallest in recent history, but Mark Martin put on a winning show for almost 100000 fans at Sunday's LifeLock 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at ...
Mark Martin wins NASCAR's LifeLock 400 Los Angeles Times
Telegraph.co.uk - 46 minutes ago
April 2: A four-year-old boy in Mexico is known to have contracted swine flu in what is thought to be the first case of the H1N1 strain associated with pigs crossing over to humans.
Swine flu rise in Indian cities BBC News
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
AP / June 15, 2009 WASHINGTON - Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says production of a swine flue vaccine is being set up in case a program is recommended.
Sebelius: Health Plan Would Cut Costs Wall Street Journal
Kingsport Times News - 5 hours ago
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Relay for life Nashua Telegraph
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Now that the official ceremonial swearing-in season has slowed down, Biden apparently can do much of what his work is from home. Today, meanwhile President Obama travels back home to Chicago to speak to the American Medical Assn.
As Iran roils, US still hopes for talks Boston Globe
Biden Questions Vote but Sticks to Policy on Iran New York Times
Reuters - 17 minutes ago
KABUL (Reuters) - US General Stanley McChrystal, a veteran commander of top-secret special operations, takes charge of the nearly 90000 US and NATO troops in Afghanistan Monday.
US general assumes Afghan command Aljazeera.net
AFP - 5 hours ago
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea may have built more underground nuclear test sites in the northeastern district where it staged its first two tests, a news report has said.
Video: North Korea Warns of Nuclear War The Associated Press