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Iran rally to go ahead on Saturday - Karoubi aide

Washington Post - Louise Ireland - ‎19 minutes ago‎
TEHRAN (Reuters) - A protest rally against a disputed presidential election will go ahead on Saturday, an aide of defeated candidate Mehdi Karoubi said, a day after Iran's top authority demanded an end to such demonstrations.

Obama say prime goal was 'to be a good father'

Baltimore Sun - Paul West - ‎58 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - - President Barack Obama, speaking in highly personal terms as the son of an absentee father, devoted much of his workday Friday to promoting the importance of parental commitment and mentoring.

Iran's Turmoil Creates Dilemma for Obama at Home and Overseas

Bloomberg - Hans Nichols - ‎3 hours ago‎
June 20 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama faces a dilemma as he calibrates US reaction to the turmoil in Iran: speaking up in support of anti-government protesters may undermine the very forces he supports, while keeping quiet ...

Mistakes by US force 'likely' caused Afghan deaths

AFP - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A failure by US forces to follow procedures in air strikes last month in Afghanistan "likely" caused the death of at least 26 civilians, according to the US military.

FEER(6/5) Raising The Stakes In Burma

Wall Street Journal - Ian Holliday - ‎8 hours ago‎
On May 18, a closed court inside Rangoon's notorious Insein Prison assembled for the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition leader, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and repository of hope for Burmese near and far.

US, regional powers may meet on NKorea next month

The Associated Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The US, South Korea, China, Russia and Japan may hold talks next month on neutralizing North Korea's rogue nuclear program after the secretive regime abruptly ended a formal six-nation disarmament dialogue by conducting an ...

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Schwarzenegger tweets about jet's emergency landing

CNN - Amanda O'Donnell - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Amanda O'Donnell LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- A plane carrying California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made an emergency landing Friday evening after the cockpit filled with smoke, his office said in a statement.

Coverage for all, but no word on paying for it

Detroit Free Press - Noam N. Levey - ‎27 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Senior House Democrats on Friday presented a sweeping plan to reshape the nation's health care system that represented the fullest presentation yet of congressional liberals' ...

Conservative Icon Backs Sotomayor

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kenneth W. Starr, investigator of President Bill Clinton and longtime pillar of the conservative legal establishment, has endorsed President Obama's choice for the Supreme Court.

Antigua suspends regulator in Stanford case

Reuters - Jane SuttonPeter Cooney - ‎6 hours ago‎
MIAMI (Reuters) - Antigua and Barbuda has suspended the financial regulator who was indicted on charges of collaborating in an alleged Ponzi scheme run by Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, the Caribbean nation's attorney general said on Friday.

Del. jobless rate at 32-year high

The News Journal - Andrew EderEric Ruth - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Delaware's unemployment rate barreled to its highest rate in 32 years in May, underscoring the difficulties workers face even as the economy begins to show signs of improvement.

US Stocks Pare Declines On Late Rally For Financials

Wall Street Journal - Peter A. McKayGeoffrey Rogow - ‎12 hours ago‎
By Peter A. mckay and Geoffrey Rogow US stocks looked to close out Friday near the flat line as financials bounced back from a week of declines, though a drop in oil prices continued to spark selling in energy stocks.

iphone fever drops a notch as 3G S debuts

Los Angeles Times - Jake Stevens - ‎3 hours ago‎
Eugene Watson of Los Angeles is first in line for the new I Phone 3G S at the Apple store in The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles.

Has the riaa's Fight Against File Sharing Gone Too Far?

PC World - J.R. Raphael - ‎9 hours ago‎
Jammie Thomas, a Minnesota mom, faces a $1.92 million fine for allegedly downloading a handful of copyrighted songs. Is $80000 a song constitutional?

Google Working To Halt Some China Searches

Wall Street Journal - Scott MorrisonAaron Back - ‎11 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Google Inc. (GOOG) said Friday it was "taking all necessary steps" to block pornographic images and content from reaching users of its Chinese service, a day after the company was warned about ...

Reports: Jon Gosselin Scoping Out Apartments in New York City

FOXNews - ‎6 hours ago‎
AP Reality TV stars Jon Gosselin and his wife Kate Gosselin from the TLC series, 'Jon & Kate Plus 8.' Reality TV stars Jon Gosselin and his wife Kate Gosselin from the TLC series, 'Jon & Kate Plus 8.' NEW YORK - Reports that Jon Gosselin is looking for ...

T.R. Knight leaves 'Grey's Anatomy,' Katherine Heigl stays

Los Angeles Times - Kate Aurthur - ‎1 hour ago‎
After months of speculation, the questions surrounding the returns of TR Knight and Katherine Heigl to "Grey's Anatomy" have been answered.

Gisele and Tom, Plus One

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
That was fast: Newlyweds Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady are expecting a baby, People magazine reports. The news backs up recent speculation along the same lines, beginning when Bündchen was photographed in Brazil this week with what looked like a ...

Instant replay: US Open Rounds 1-2

Detroit Free Press - ‎44 minutes ago‎
WHAT HAPPENED: Canadian Mike Weir shot a six-under 64 in his opening round, recovering from a three-putt double bogey at No. 6, his 15th hole of the round, by closing with consecutive birdies.

Dodgers-Angels Preview

SportingNews.com - ‎19 minutes ago‎
While the Los Angeles Angels and Dodgers occupy the same corner of southern California and share an intense interleague rivalry, Saturday's contest will be even more familiar than usual.

Lost from start

Boston Globe - Amalie Benjamin - ‎1 hour ago‎
When Daisuke Matsuzaka walked off the mound two batters into the fifth inning last night, he was walking away from a chance to prove to himself, to his teammates, and to his coaches and manager that he belonged in an overcrowded ...
Matsuzaka out-pitched in Boston's 8-2 defeat Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Nestle recall facts

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
What happened: Nestle has recalled all of its refrigerated cookie dough products, including tubes, tubs and sheets of cookies, bars and seasonal items.
Cookie dough recalled Seattle Times

Macao's A/H1N1 flu cases climb to 3

Xinhua - Xiong Tong - ‎38 minutes ago‎
MACAO, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Two Macao residents were confirmed to have been infected with the A/H1N1 influenza, bringing the total cases to three in just three days, Macao's Health Bureau said on Saturday.

Q+A-Where does healthcare reform stand in US Congress?

Reuters - Donna Smith - ‎9 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama wants the US Congress to send him a sweeping overhaul of the $2.5 trillion US healthcare system by October to help put the struggling US economy on a path of growth.

Senators Skeptical of Financial Regulation Plan

New York Times - David Stout - ‎Jun 18, 2009‎
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner testified before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday. By DAVID STOUT WASHINGTON - President Obama's plan to overhaul the regulatory structure of the nation's financial system faces ...

Sect. of State Hillary Clinton resting after surgery on broken elbow

New York Daily News - Michael Mcauliff - ‎13 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Clinton is back home resting in her Washington mansion after two hours of surgery on her broken right elbow.

For Obama, a Hit and a Miss On Gay Rights

Washington Post - Jonathan Capehart - ‎4 hours ago‎
Let's face it, the Obama administration bungled the politics surrounding its filing of a brief in a case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibits federal recognition of same-sex marriages.