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Palm Beach hails 150-year sentence for Madoff

Reuters - Jim Loney - ‎1 hour ago‎
PALM BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - From bars haunted by private wealth managers to luxury shops damaged by the fallout of the scandal, residents of the rich Florida seaside town where money manager Bernard Madoff found many of his victims ...

Supreme Court Rules For White Firefighters

Wall Street Journal - Kristina PetersonBrent Kendall - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The US Supreme Court, voting 5-4 in a case that has been a lightning rod for high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, invalidated a Connecticut city's decision to scrap the results of a ...

For Obama, it's all energy all the time

Christian Science Monitor - Peter Grier - ‎1 hour ago‎
He touted the climate bill over the weekend, and new lighting standards on Monday. Republicans say the US needs more energy supplies, too.

Q+A-What might happen next in Iran?

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
TEHRAN, June 29 (Reuters) - Iran's leaders have weathered the biggest anti-government protests since the 1979 Islamic revolution, but the tumult over a disputed presidential election has exposed deep splits in the ruling elite.
Iran certifies Ahmadinejad win Christian Science Monitor

Honduran army cuts media after military coup

Reuters - Mica RosenbergGustavo Palencia - ‎1 hour ago‎
TEGUCIGALPA, June 29 (Reuters) - Honduras has shut down television and radio stations since an army coup over the weekend, in a media blackout than has drawn condemnation from an international press freedom group.

Iran confirms release of 5 UK embassy staff

PRESS TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Iran's Foreign Ministry confirms that five of the local British embassy staff have been released after being briefly arrested over their role in the post-election violence in the country.

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US Interior Secretary Proposes Solar Energy Zones

Wall Street Journal - Ian Talley - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar on Monday announced measures he said would expedite solar energy projects on federal lands.

South Carolina Politics Looks Past Affair to Its Effects on ...

New York Times - Anne McQuary - ‎7 hours ago‎
Gov. Mark Sanford, a Republican, walking back toward his office with his aides after his news conference last week in the Statehouse in Columbia, SC By SHAILA DEWAN and JIM RUTENBERG COLUMBIA, SC - The future of Gov.

Obama Works to Address Concerns Among Gay Supporters

ABC News - David Chalian - ‎4 hours ago‎
When hundreds of leaders from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community gather in the East Room of the White House today to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the launch of the gay rights movement, President Obama will be working to assuage ...
The Audacity Of Stonewall Atlantic Online

Stocks bounce back

CNNMoney.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Alexandra Twin, CNNMoney.com senior writer After a bleak 2008, equities are looking up. But whatever the market, our trademark long-term portfolio can help you build a nest egg for a secure future.
Dow shows 90-point gain Bizjournals.com

Toyota Said to Consider Offering Prius Hybrid to GM

Bloomberg - Alan OhnsmanKae Inoue - ‎1 hour ago‎
June 30 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. may offer to supply a version of its Prius hybrid car to General Motors Corp. during a meeting between the companies' chief executives, two people familiar with the plan said.

Could DVR Save Print Journalism?

Atlantic Online - Daniel Indiviglio - ‎1 hour ago‎
A few years ago I got a digital video recorder ("DVR") from my cable provider. Now, I don't know how I ever lived without it.

5 Things For Steve Jobs To Do Now That He's Back At Apple

ChannelWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple's Steve Jobs has officially returned from his medical leave. After announcing a five month leave of absence due to illness in January -- which culminated in a liver transplant -- the CEO of Apple is back roaming the halls of the Cupertino campus, ...

Apple, others agree to universal cell phone charger standard in Europe

CNET News - Marguerite Reardon - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apple and other big phone makers have struck a deal with the European Commission to start selling phones with universal cell phone chargers starting next year.

More major, minor iPhone upgrade problems and how to fix them

CNET News - David Martin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Some iPhone Atlas readers, and posts on Apple's Discussion boards, have reported additional problems--some large, some small--after upgrading to iPhone OS 3.0 or the iPhone 3GS.

PHOTOS: Michael Jackson's Last Concert Rehearsal

People Magazine - Eunice OhJessica Herndon - ‎1 hour ago‎
Photos from Michael Jackson's last performance, taken just two days before his death, have surfaced and show the King of Pop rehearsing for his upcoming London tour.

Michael Jackson's Family Still Considering Funeral Plans

MTV.com - Gil Kaufman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Father Joe Jackson calls press conference to announce record label; says Michael will not be buried at Neverland. By Gil Kaufman Reporters gathered outside the Jackson family compound in Encino, California, on Monday morning for a press conference from ...

Jamie Foxx does the Moonwalk at the BET Awards: Fitting tribute?

Entertainment Weekly - Michael Slezak - ‎4 hours ago‎
What is it about Jamie Foxx's Moonwalk-y homage to Michael Jackson at last night's BET Awards that's not sitting 100 percent right with me?
The 9th Annual BET Awards Washington Post

Brazil coach Dunga never doubted Confederations Cup fightback - Global

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Brazil coach Dunga had no doubt his side could overcome a two-goal deficit against the United States to win the Confederations Cup in Johannesburg on Sunday night.

Yao could miss entire season with foot injury

Houston Chronicle - Jonathan Feigen - ‎2 hours ago‎
Yao is "having no symptoms or physical signs," said team doctor Tom Clanton. "The findings on the CT were shocking for him and for us.

Roof is welcome Wimbledon addition

BBC Sport - Chris Bevan - ‎1 hour ago‎
By our own admission, Britain is a nation obsessed with precipitation - and never more so than during Wimbledon fortnight. There has been a significant difference this year, however.

Will two flus mix in Indonesia? Experts worry

Reuters - Olivia Rondonuwu - ‎1 hour ago‎
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's first cases of the new H1N1 flu have raised concerns that if the virus spreads it could combine with the entrenched and deadly H5N1 avian influenza to create a more lethal strain of flu.

Health care reform details begin to emerge

Bizjournals.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Employers would have to pick up at least 72.5 percent of the cost of health insurance premiums for full-time employees under the health care reform bill being considered by the House.

Drug cos defend acetaminophen as US weighs limits

Reuters - Susan Heavey - ‎1 hour ago‎
ADELPHI, Maryland (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and other makers of acetaminophen products said on Monday cough and cold medicines containing the pain reliever should remain on the market despite concerns from US ...

Three die at Queens sewage plant from toxic fumes

New York Daily News - Jonathan LemireBill Hutchinson - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Regal Recycling plant in Queens, where 3 men died in a sewage hole, as seen in 2004. Three workers died Monday after apparently being overcome by toxins while in an 18-foot-deep sewage hole at a Queens plant, ...

Baghdad parties as US pulls back

BBC News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Iraqis have held a giant party in a Baghdad park as US troops approach their deadline for withdrawing from cities and towns to their bases.

Israeli envoy sees firm US support at UN Council

Reuters - Dan WilliamsRalph Boulton - ‎2 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM, June 29 (Reuters) - The Obama administration has assured Israel it will continue defending Israel at the United Nations despite the allies' dispute over West Bank settlements, Israel's UN ambassador said on Monday.