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Bloomberg - - 52 minutes ago
Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Coordinated bombings that tore through Baghdad yesterday killing almost 100 people were a “senseless” act of violence, the Obama administration said, leading condemnation of the bloodiest ...
Iraqi PM orders security review BBC News
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
LONDON - The Scottish government said Wednesday that a final decision had been made on whether to release the Libyan prisoner convicted in the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over the town of Lockerbie in December 1988, and there were ...
Lockerbie bomber's private jet to freedom Times Online
AFP - 45 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans say the war in Afghanistan is not worth fighting and oppose sending more US troops to fight a growing insurgency, a poll showed.
HOLMES: Afghanistan's war, election challenge Obama Washington Times
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Los Angeles Times - 17 minutes ago
It's great when our US presidents make themselves available to the media, all media. But, really, does a president need to be questioned by an ESPN reporter about NASCAR?
Obama welcomes NASCAR champ to White House MiamiHerald.com
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
STARKE, Fla. - Florida has executed a man convicted of murdering a woman who was kidnapped and raped after her car broke down. Prison officials say 47-year-old John Richard Marek died from injection at 6:33 pm for the June 16, 1983, slaying of Adela ...
The Associated Press - - 25 minutes ago
MINNEAPOLIS - Leaders of the country's largest Lutheran denomination have agreed to disagree on homosexuality, endorsing an official statement on human sexuality that says there's room in the church for differing views on an issue that's divided other ...
Lutherans to Vote on Sexually Active Gay Clergy Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
Swiss bank UBS AG will hand over some 4450 names of US account holders as part of a US-Swiss tax-evasion settlement and investigation that could produce a total 10000 account identities.
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Time Warner and YouTube said they have signed an agreement that would make short clips of various Time Warner television shows available on the popular video-sharing Web site.
MarketWatch - - 31 minutes ago
SINGAPORE (MarketWatch) -- Regional stock markets were higher Thursday, but the gains were fragile, with the positive sentiment coming off Wall Street's higher close being watered down by a good deal of caution surrounding Chinese ...
MARKET COMMENT: European Shares End Higher Wall Street Journal
Oil Surge Powers Wall Street FOXBusiness
PC World - 1 hour ago
Amid some harsh criticism there is actually a case to be made in favor of MySpace's acquisition of iLike, the "social music discovery service.
MySpace scoops up popular Facebook app iLike The Associated Press
GameSpot - - 1 hour ago
SCEA director of hardware marketing sheds light on the new console's $299 price, PSP Go launch preparations, and how dual iPhone/PSP game development is "hypothetically" possible.
Video: Sony Drops Price of PS3 By $100 Fox Business
Sony PlayStation 3 Slim - 120GB CNET News
CNET News - - Aug 18, 2009
They go to sites such as What Would Tyler Durden Do? or Dlisted to read the occasionally besmirching remark aimed at those more famous, wealthy, and beautiful than themselves.
USA Today - - 41 minutes ago
By Chet Gordon, GPN By Bill Keveney, USA TODAY Don Hewitt's career paralleled the birth and growth of TV news, from the first network news broadcast in 1948 to the creation of the newsmagazine format.
'60 Minutes' Creator Turned TV News Profitable Washington Post
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
Capsule reviews of films opening this week: "Inglourious Basterds" - If only Quentin Tarantino the director weren't so completely in love with Quentin Tarantino the writer, this might have been a great movie rather than a good movie with moments of ...
'Inglourious Basterds': Playing spot the Tarantino reference Entertainment Weekly
Tarantino has glorious moments in war movie homage Daily Mail - Charleston
FOXNews - - 10 hours ago
AP Michael Jackson's personal physician will be charged with manslaughter within the next two weeks, a law enforcement source told FOXNews.
LA coroner returns to office of Jackson's dermatologist CNN International
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK -- Billy Wagner has been in the Mets' clubhouse since Sunday, and the closer, who underwent Tommy John ligament-replacement surgery last September, is getting a little eager.
Mets reliever JJ Putz gets closer to return The Canadian Press
Billy Wagner: Report: RP Billy Wagner placed on waivers Rotoworld.com
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers on Wednesday signed free-agent right-hander Vicente Padilla, who will make one Minor League start Saturday for Triple-A Albuquerque, then move into the Major League rotation next Thursday for Hiroki ...
Dodgers sign Vicente Padilla Los Angeles Times
Dodgers sign Padilla ESPN
The Associated Press - - 55 minutes ago
ST. LOUIS - John Smoltz agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, giving the 42-year-old former ace a chance to rejuvenate his career in the middle of a pennant race.
John Smoltz, Florida Marlins would have been a nice fit MiamiHerald.com
Cardinals bring in Smoltz Seattle Post Intelligencer
San Jose Mercury News - - 1 hour ago
Federal officials on Wednesday urged business leaders to start taking steps now to reduce the economic and public health toll of a potentially tough flu season.
Video: Parents, Schools Make Plans for Swine Flu The Associated Press
Pregnant Women in DC Area Cautious About Shot Washington Post
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Perhaps you've heard of the relatively new HPV vaccine, Gardasil. If you have a preteen or teenage daughter -- or if you've simply been conscious since the vaccine was approved in 2006 -- we'll assume you have.
Video: HPV Vaccine Side Effects CBSNewsOnline
Study Weighs Risks of Vaccine for Cervical Cancer New York Times
ABC News - 4 hours ago
Herald Zeitung - - 6 minutes ago
AP Writer AP Photo MIAMI (AP) -- Hurricane Bill howled over the open Atlantic as a dangerous Category 4 storm Wednesday, and it could be energized by warmer waters as it moves north.
Video: Storm Ready Hurricane Ready WPRI.com
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
SAN ANTONIO - An embattled Texas judge stood by her decision to close her court before a death row inmate's last-minute appeal was ready, saying at her misconduct trial Wednesday that she would do the same thing again.
Reuters - - 32 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will trim its budget deficit forecast for fiscal 2009 to $1.58 trillion, after scrapping money earmarked for bailing out more banks, officials said on Wednesday.
US to lower budget deficit estimate to 1.58 trillion dollars MSN Philippines News