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Obama previews oil spill address in Florida visit

Los Angeles Times - Peter Nicholas - ‎2 hours ago‎
The president says he'll discuss how BP must pay claims "fairly and quickly" to compensate oil spill victims. He also says he'll name separate commanders for Florida, Alabama and Louisiana to speed response to states' residents.

American arrested searching for Osama bin Laden

CNN - Reza Sayah, Samson Desta - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Gary Brooks Faulkner told Pakistani police that he had been looking for Osama bin Laden since 2001. Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- An American held in Pakistan who said he was looking for Osama bin Laden is "like a bulldog" who ...

Lightning Strikes, and Oil Recovery is Suspended

New York Times - Liz Robbins - ‎56 minutes ago‎
BP's ill-fated relief efforts to stop the damaged well beneath the Gulf of Mexico from gushing oil hit yet another snag on Tuesday, this time taking a hit from nature.

UN to Distribute Turkish Flotilla Aid to Gaza

Voice of America - Margaret Besheer - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The United Nations says it will take responsibility for the cargo Israel seized from a flotilla of Turkish ships bound for the Gaza Strip last month and distribute it to Palestinians living there.

Embattled Uzbeks Vow to Defend Their Homes

New York Times - Michael Schwirtz - ‎2 hours ago‎
OSH, Kyrgyzstan - As gunfire cracked and popped nearby, the few remaining men in a large Uzbek enclave here on Tuesday grabbed wooden poles and metal pipes, crouched behind makeshift barricades of rocks and readied for a possible ...

Bloody Sunday report: 38 years on, justice at last

The Guardian - ‎50 minutes ago‎
After a 38-year struggle for truth and justice campaigners for those killed in Derry on Bloody Sundaytonight celebrated the Saville Report's exoneration of the victims and the report's unequivocal conclusion that the shootings were "unjustified".

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Lawmakers vote for private equity rules

Reuters - Kevin Drawbaugh, Kim Dixon - ‎38 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Private equity funds and hedge funds would face more oversight under a provision that US lawmakers on Tuesday included in the final version of a financial-regulation bill.

GOP fights Democrats on Gulf moratorium, liability

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Washington (CNN) -- Partisan bickering over the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster intensified Tuesday as top Republicans once again slammed the Obama administration for imposing a six-month deepwater drilling moratorium and stepped up ...

Reid opponent meets with GOP lawmakers

The Associated Press - Kevin Freking, Mike Blood - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The woman Republicans are counting on to knock Democratic Leader Harry Reid out of the Senate is trying to make a good impression with GOP rank and file.
Sharron Angle Makes Her Capitol Hill Debut Wall Street Journal (blog)

Tech, Growth Plays Boost Stocks

Wall Street Journal - Peter A. Mckay - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Stocks surged as nervousness ebbed over the euro zone and a report of strong computer sales boosted technology stocks. Technology stocks helped the Dow rise more than 100 points Tuesday.

AT A GLANCE: Oil Executives Testify In DC; Fitch Downgrades BP

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Executives from BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) and other major oil companies are testifying before Congress on Tuesday as oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's damaged well.

Fed Rules Limit Card Late Fees, Require Rate Review

BusinessWeek - Margaret Collins - ‎55 minutes ago‎
(Adds comment from Kenneth Clayton, senior vice president and general counsel for card policy at the American Bankers Association, in last paragraph.

Apple, AT&T Overwhelmed by Preorders for IPhone 4

BusinessWeek - Connie Guglielmo - ‎57 minutes ago‎
June 15 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc., which began taking preorders for a new version of the iPhone today, are struggling to handle demand at their retail and online outlets, according to customers and store ...

Liveblog: Sony Makes Its Move to Please Hard-Core Gamers

Wired News - Gus Mastrapa - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - After Microsoft's play for the casual audience with Kinect and Nintendo's slew of announcements Tuesday aimed at the core audience Sony is on the hook to deliver what gamers want and expand their audience.

Nintendo introduces 3-D game machine

msnbc.com - Winda Benedetti - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Forget those clunky and expensive 3-D glasses. Nintendo has just unveiled a handheld game machine that will allow people to play 3-D games and watch 3-D movies without the need for expensive eyewear.

Al Gore had affair with Larry David's ex: report; Laurie David ...

New York Daily News - Helen Kennedy - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Laurie David (l.) is denying she had an affair with Al Gore (c.) that ended his marriage to Tipper (r.). The three are pictured at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

Miley Cyrus Says She's 'Not Trying To Be Slutty'

MTV.com - Gil Kaufman - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Miley Cyrus, 17, is clearly going through some changes as she emerges from her gilded "Hannah Montana" cage and tries to assert her womanhood while making sure not to leave her legion of adoring teenage fans in her feather-and-lace wake.

Robert Pattinson: Kissing Kristen Stewart in Eclipse Felt Natural

People Magazine - Eunice Oh - ‎1 hour ago‎
The chemistry may be heating up in the third Twilight: Saga film, but Robert Pattinson didn't feel any added pressure. Instead, he was more at ease.

Brazil 2-1 North Korea

BBC Sport - Chris Bevan - ‎47 minutes ago‎

Pac-10's next move expected to be addition of Utah as 12th team

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Now that Texas and the rest of the Big 12 have turned down invitations, the Pac-10 likely will turn its attention to completing its expansion efforts.

U.S. Open: Tiger Woods says his game's coming together

ESPN - Bob Harig - ‎26 minutes ago‎
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Tiger Woods cut short his practice round on Tuesday in preparation for the US Open, walking off the Pebble Beach course after the 14th hole.

Vitamin B6 Tied to Lowered Lung Cancer Risk

U.S. News & World Report - Randy Dotinga - ‎10 minutes ago‎
TUESDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- A new study shows that people with high levels of a B vitamin are half as likely as others to develop lung cancer.

4 Foods Besides Brown Rice That Help Prevent or Manage Type 2 Diabetes

U.S. News & World Report - January W. Payne - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Healthy eating plays a major role in diabetes prevention and management, as demonstrated by a new study published online by the Archives of Internal Medicine, suggesting that choosing brown rice over white rice may help reduce the ...
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US food guidelines should focus on fat, panel says

Reuters - Maggie Fox, Julie Steenhuysen - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - New US nutritional guidelines should focus on keeping Americans from getting even fatter, experts said on Tuesday, with an emphasis not only on healthy foods but on finding ways ...

Behind the Veil

New York Times - Lorraine Ali - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎
Sarah Ahmed prays at the Islamic Center of New Mexico as her niece, Khadijah Leseman, 6, stays close. Ms. Ahmed, an American Muslim, began wearing the veil after 9/11.

FBI files on Ted Kennedy show constant threats

CNN Political Ticker - William Mears, Pam Benson - ‎Jun 14, 2010‎
By the CNN Wire Staff While late Sen.Ted Kennedy was no longer a candidate for president, threats against him continued, according to FBI files.

Blind Dog Has Her Own Seeing-Eye Dog

Paw Nation - Evan Jacobs - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎
by Evan Jacobs (Subscribe to Evan Jacobs's posts) Ellie, a young King Charles cavalier spaniel in England, is almost completely blind.

The Real Life Hurt Locker: Battling IEDs in Afghanistan

TIME - Abigail Hauslohner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gunnery Sergeant Matthew Small, a member of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team working in Marjah, Afghanistan, surveys a pathway used by Marines in the region.

Man accused of incest fathered children with two daughters

CNN - Helena de Moura - ‎Jun 11, 2010‎
Jose Agostinho Bispo Pereira is accused of fathering seven children with one daughter and one child with another. Pinheiros, Brazil -- Law enforcement agents in Brazil's northeastern town of Pinheiros trekked and canoed for ...