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CNN - 56 minutes ago
TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- Scrutiny turns to Iran's supreme leader on Friday, when he will deliver a sermon to a nation that has been swept up in several days of post-election protests.
Iran's Supreme Leader to Address Nation Voice of America
San Francisco Chronicle - 36 minutes ago
Aviation experts and Continental Airlines said Thursday that Flight 61's cockpit crew - in this case the co-pilot and a relief pilot - were trained for precisely the type of emergency that occurred over the Atlantic: incapacity of the captain.
Video: Pilot on Continental Flight Dies; Jet Lands Safe The Associated Press
Flight Lands Safely After Pilot's Death Washington Post
Reuters - - 26 minutes ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi spent her 64th birthday in detention on Friday as supporters worldwide condemned her trial and called for tougher sanctions against the military regime.
Global campaign to mark Suu Kyi's 64th birthday The Associated Press
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Bloomberg - - 53 minutes ago
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Britain Puts Politicians' Expenses Online Wall Street Journal
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WASHINGTON - Prisoners do not have a constitutional right to DNA testing after their conviction, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday, even though the technology provides an “unparalleled ability both to exonerate the wrongly convicted ...
Court rules that DNA testing is not a prisoner's right Kansas City Star
What impact will Supreme Court decision on DNA evidence have? Christian Science Monitor
The Detroit News - 1 hour ago
Washington -- Last-minute intervention from the White House on Thursday swayed a crucial Democratic senator to rescue a $1 billion "cash for clunkers" plan to boost battered auto sales.
'Cash-for-Clunkers' Bill Passes in Bid To Revive Car Sales Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 5 hours ago
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Washington Post - 14 minutes ago
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Stanford, flamboyant Texan, faces criminal charges guardian.co.uk
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
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RIM 1Q Rev, Net Up; In Line With Expectations >RIMM Wall Street Journal
MarketWatch - - 44 minutes ago
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Oil drifts above $71 as investors eye inflation The Associated Press
New York Times - 4 hours ago
By BLOOMBERG NEWS The Universal Music Group, owned by Vivendi, and other record labels were awarded $1.92 million on Thursday in the retrial of a Minnesota woman accused of swapping music over the Kazaa Internet service.
CNET News - - 8 hours ago
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Reuters - - 3 hours ago
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Washington shuts down the Yankees Los Angeles Times
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