Reuters - - 58 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will confront his top Afghanistan commander on Wednesday before deciding whether to fire him over inflammatory comments that have angered the White House and threatened to undermine the war effort.
Video: US General in Afghan War Risks Losing Job The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
The conservative state's GOP nominates Nikki Haley for governor and Tim Scott for Congress in a runoff vote. Mississippi, North Carolina and Utah also hold nomination contests for November's midterms.
Haley, Scott win SC runoff for GOP nominations The Associated Press
Houston Chronicle - - 41 minutes ago
Oil from BP's Macondo well creates an eerie tapestry in the Gulf of Mexico near Orange Beach, Ala. Environmentalists said the federal judge who rejected the ban on deep-water drilling was overlooking the risk of another such spill ...
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London commuters faced the grim budgetary news on Tuesday. Most government departments were headed for a 25 percent cut. By JOHN F. BURNS and LANDON THOMAS Jr.
Coalition defends Budget choices BBC News
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Jerusalem Post - - 3 hours ago
World hostility toward Israel is largely an expression of international exasperation that the conflict with the Palestinians has lasted for so long, France's Ambassador for Human Rights François Zimeray told The Jerusalem Post on ...
Video: Blair: Raid put pressure on Israel Al Jazeera
Shimon Peres defends Israel's policies as vital to security Los Angeles Times
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Deseret News - - 1 hour ago
SOUTH JORDAN - Attorney Mike Lee appears to have defeated businessman Tim Bridgewater in the Utah GOP Senate primary. "It looks like we're not going to pull it off," Bridgewater said shortly before 11 pm He said he's run a good ...
Lee wins Utah GOP Senate nomination The Associated Press
Lee clinches Republican nomination Salt Lake Tribune
Arizona Republic - - 38 minutes ago
As the effective date of Arizona's new immigration law nears, new concerns are being raised by municipal officials about how to effectively enforce it without creating a legal and financial ...
Mexico asks court to reject Ariz. immigration law The Associated Press
Mexico joins Arizona lawsuit BBC News
Boston Globe - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Representative Barney Frank, trying to complete intense negotiations between the House and Senate over a massive revision of financial regulations, is coming under significant lobbying pressure from across the political ...
AFP - 2 hours ago
SINGAPORE - Asian millionaires are worth more than their European counterparts for the first time, with India and China leading the way, a study said Wednesday.
Number of Hong Kong Wealthy Rises, But Is Down From '07 Wall Street Journal (blog)
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co (7267.T) halted production at a car making factory in southern China on Wednesday, making it the second car maker after Toyota Motor Corp (7203.
Honda China Plant Halts Production After Strike at Parts Supplier Wall Street Journal
Honda again halts China production due to strike The Associated Press
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
June 23 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell for a second day in New York amid speculation rising supplies in the US and a surprise drop in home sales signaled the world's largest energy consumer may be struggling to sustain a ...
Oil hovers below $78 after US crude supplies jump The Associated Press
PC World - 2 hours ago
The first reviews of the iPhone 4 are out, and the general consensus is positive. However, limitations like FaceTime's Wi-Fi-only functionality are causing some concern.
New iPhone Arrives; Rivals, Beware New York Times
PC World - 9 hours ago
About 75 percent of my excitement over iOS 4 involves its potential as a platform, not the features that are available right now. So my mind is already racing ahead to the features I'd like to see in iOS 5. Compared to most cell-phone software upgrades ...
Video: iPhone 101: Getting started with iOS 4 Today's iPhone
Skype 2.0 (iOS) PC Magazine
PC World - 2 hours ago
Google's telephony management application Google Voice is now open to all US residents, as the company on Tuesday removed the requirement for prospective users to receive an invitation in order to sign up for the service.
ABC News - - 6 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Under a glaring California sun, "Twilight" fans took shelter in camping tents on Tuesday, as they awaited their date with Robert Pattinson and other stars from the latest film in the vampire romance series.
Video: Fans Line Up 3 Days Ahead of 'Eclipse' Premiere The Associated Press
'Twilight Saga: Eclipse': On the scene for the premiere campout Entertainment Weekly
Boston Herald - - 2 hours ago
Not to be confused with the Cole Porter tune, locally shot Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz action-movie romp “Knight and Day” is a mashup of romantic comedy and “Mission: Impossible” tropes.
Video: Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz on 'Knight And Day' HollyscoopTV
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
Hold the wedding plans, ABC. Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi won't be making it to the grand finale, after all. Last season's Bachelor pick -- and frequent audience member during his stint on Dancing with the Stars -- is no longer his fiancée.
Pal: Vienna in 'Shock' over Breakup with Jake People Magazine
Los Angeles Times - 13 minutes ago
They overcome a brutal baserunning gaffe by Juan Rivera and improve to 4-0 this season over their neighbors to the north. Angels right fielder Bobby Abreu hits a three-run home run off Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw during the sixth inning of the ...
Clayton Kershaw: Kershaw struggles late, loses to Angels Rotoworld.com
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
PHOENIX -- Alex Rodriguez hit his 592nd career home run and drove in three runs as the Yankees rallied past the D-backs, 9-3, on Tuesday at Chase Field.
Rodriguez, Pettitte lead Yankees past Arizona 9-3 The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
Seattle picked up right where it left off last weekend, backing solid pitching with just enough offense to take a 2-0 victory over the Cubs in front of 27975 at Safeco Field on Tuesday.
Lou's a reminder of '95, but Mariners need to forget Seattle Post Intelligencer
Mariners win 5th straight with another shutout The Associated Press
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By NC Aizenman President Obama met with the chief executives of more than a dozen major insurance companies at the White House on Tuesday to caution them against using new requirements in the recently enacted health-care reform legislation as a pretext ...
Video: White House Explains Latest Health Care Moves The Associated Press
Pressure rising on healthcare long before overhaul takes effect Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
A watchdog group says giving away toys with Happy Meals contributes to childhood obesity and threatens to sue. McDonald's cites healthful menu choices.
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The US Department of Health and Human Services reports 400000 Americans die every year from tobacco-related illnesses. The FDA is now implementing new regulations cracking down on marketing to children.
FDA Tobacco War Continues The Epoch Times
New York Times - - Jun 19, 2010
Father's Day brings this offering of a dubious milestone: Husbands are now just as stressed out as their harried wives. For decades, the debate about balancing work and family life has been framed as an issue for women.
Los Angeles Times (blog) - Jun 19, 2010
Violence erupted within 30 minutes of the game's end as rowdy fans poured out of area bars and, shortly after, the 19000 ticket-holders inside Staples began to emerge.
CNBC - Jun 18, 2010
Mountains of rotting food found at a government warehouse, soaring prices and soldiers raiding wholesalers accused of hoarding: Food supply is the latest battle in President Hugo Chavez's socialist revolution.
New York Times - - Jun 21, 2010
It was the winter of 2007. Dr. Faustus, the famous left-wing philologist, was sitting in a coffee shop in despair over the Bush-Cheney regime and the future of his country.
Los Angeles Times - - 12 hours ago
Disney is giving its offbeat 'Phineas and Ferb' cartoon the full marketing treatment, with a full line of merchandise and a movie in the works.