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by Politico.com Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin plans to remain extremely visible and will give serious consideration to running for president in 2012, but has made no decision, a close friend said after her startling announcement Friday that she will resign ...
Alaska's governor Sarah Palin resigns, dooming her presidential ... New York Daily News
AFP - 42 minutes ago
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea test-fired six missiles off its east coast on Saturday, South Korean officials said, in what appeared to be a calculated message of defiance timed for the US Independence Day holiday.
North Korea Launches Several Missiles Off Its Eastern Coast Voice of America
North Korea missile tests defy UN BBC News
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The British Foreign Office says it is investigating newspaper reports that one of the UK embassy workers detained in Iran has been formally charged.
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The Supreme Court of Honduras has rejected a demand by the Organization of American States to reinstate the ousted President, Manuel Zelaya.
CNN International - 3 hours ago
(CNN) -- United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon was denied permission to see Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, reporters traveling with the secretary-general said Saturday.
Video: Ban Ki-moon speaks in Burma ITN NEWS
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AFP - 58 minutes ago
PARIS (AFP) - Yemenia is suspending all flights to the Comoros in the aftermath of Tuesday's crash of an Airbus A310 near the islands' capital Moroni in which 153 died, the airline said Saturday.
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Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
A lot of the lore that surrounds the holiday isn't accurate, but its meaning and power are undeniable. By Peter de Bolla Each Fourth of July is celebrated in the time-honored way -- fireworks, parades, cookouts and, oh yes, recommitment to the fine ...
Today in History - July 4 The Associated Press
An '09 declaration of reasons for celebration Detroit Free Press
MiamiHerald.com - - 5 hours ago
Gov. Mark Sanford heavily mixed business and pleasure during a three-day trip in 2008 to Argentina to visit his lover, records released by the South Carolina Department of Commerce show.
Sanford heads for Florida for tense reunion with wife New York Daily News
Sanford spending holiday weekend with family in Florida CNN International
New York Daily News - - 1 hour ago
Sasha Allen will sing a song from the play 'Liberty' at the celebration of the Statue of Liberty's crown's reopening.
Statue of Liberty is on Twitter and offers insider's e-tours Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 9 hours ago
Bernard L. Madoff, left, at a hearing in March. At right, victims of his fraud, Judith Welling and Dewitt Baker, spoke after Mr. Madoff's sentencing on Monday.
Video: Feds Seize Madoff Penthouse, Wife Leaves The Associated Press
Madoff investors rush to beat reimbursement claims deadline Los Angeles Times
Bloomberg - - 18 hours ago
July 3 (Bloomberg) -- British Airways Plc, Europe's third- largest airline, will extend capacity reductions, ground planes and delay deliveries of superjumbo aircraft as demand for air travel shows scant signs of rebounding amid the ...
Airline BA to cut capacity, delay new planes The Associated Press
British Airways plans retrenchment measures due to declining ... TopNews United States
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
A BOOM'S LEFTOVERS Once flush with cash, Security Bank in Macon, Ga., built a sprawling new headquarters. As the bank struggles to survive, the office is empty and in need of a tenant.
US regulators close seven banks Reuters
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
AP LOS ANGELES, July 3 -- A Missouri mother said she never should have been prosecuted for her role in a MySpace hoax directed at a 13-year-old girl who ended up committing suicide.
Video: Myspace Conviction Thrown Out The Associated Press
DailyTech - 22 hours ago
Facebook has modified its privacy controls yet again, in the company's latest effort to help its members share as much information through the web site as they want.
BusinessWeek - Jul 2, 2009
Have you heard the news? Microsoft's Bing is taking a bite out of Google, boasting first-month market share gains while the competition's stronghold slips away!
Microsoft's Bing Now Indexes (Some) Tweets PC Magazine
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Billboard) - Michael Jackson went from being Gary, Ind.'s most talented kid to one of the most recognizable human beings on the planet.
Daly: Twin dancers had special bond with Michael Jackson New York Daily News
LA aims to limit Jackson crowd Los Angeles Times
Sierra Vista Herald - 41 minutes ago
• 8:05 pm - The 42nd Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks Show, narrated by Rich Besselman. Fireworks by Pat Call and his team of pyrotechnicians Parking for all events is on a first come first served basis at Veterans' Memorial Park and around the ...
Star-spangled Fourth of July celebrations planned all over San Diego Union Tribune
July Fourth events Montgomery Advertiser
CNN - - 8 hours ago
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- While authorities do not yet know what killed Michael Jackson, the possibility that anesthetics -- particularly the drug Diprivan -- might be involved continues to swell with each new ...
Powerful sedative Diprivan found in Michael Jackson's home New York Daily News
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
SAN DIEGO -- Raucous supporters chanting "Manny! Manny! Manny!" battled for prominence over a heavy contingent of booing fans when Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez first stepped to the plate Friday against the Padres at PETCO ...
Dodgers' Ramirez hitless in return from suspension The Associated Press
Ramirez Returns, but Dodgers Don't Need Him New York Times
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
The singular focus of the Tour de France this season was established when Lance Armstrong announced last fall he would be returning to the race he has won seven times.
Special to The Washington Post Washington Post
Tour de France to begin in Monaco Los Angeles Times
SI.com - 1 hour ago
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -Tiger Woods finished signing for the lowest 36-hole score ever at Congressional Country Club and was met by a couple of AT&T National officials wanting to know his plans for the afternoon.
Woods is halfway home at the AT&T National Tournament New York Daily News
Woods takes lead at Congressional Detroit Free Press
Bloomberg - - 3 hours ago
July 4 (Bloomberg) -- Australian swine flu contagion rose to 4958 confirmed cases with 10 deaths as the first fatalities were reported in New Zealand.
The Money Times - - 2 hours ago
Mexico, July 3: Day one of the two-day summit in Cancun, Mexico, where the meeting of global health officials is being held, saw World Health Organization Director Dr.
Mexico wins praise for swine flu response The Associated Press
New York Times - 7 hours ago
Actually, I don't understand why America is still talking about providing all its people with health insurance, as opposed to providing them with health care.
Health-care rationing will prompt revolt DesMoinesRegister.com
Senior says no to universal health care plan Brick Township Bulletin
Philadelphia Inquirer - 3 hours ago
MUNICH - John Demjanjuk moved one step closer to another trial after German prosecutors said yesterday that doctors had deemed the 89-year-old fit to go to court on charges of being accessory to murder at the Sobibor Nazi death camp.
Germany: Demjanjuk Cleared for Trial New York Times
Accused war criminal Demjanjuk 'fit to stand trial' CNN International
BBC News - - 26 minutes ago
For the British, it is Operation Panther's Claw. For US Marines, it is Operation River Liberty. They are two separate offensives, but they are also closely co-ordinated and inextricably linked.
Reuters - - 10 minutes ago
MOSCOW, July 4 (Reuters) - Nine Chechen policemen sent to crush an insurgency in the neighbouring Russian republic of Ingushetia were gunned down on Saturday, Interfax reported, intensifying the cycle of violence now unfolding in the region.
Chechen Police Killed in Ingushetia Wall Street Journal
Chechen police die in Ingushetia BBC News