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British froces begin withdrawal from Iraq

N. Korean rocket launch imminent

Netanyahu sworn in as new P.M.

S. Korea reconsiders stance on proliferation initiative

Suspected US drone attacks Pakistani militants

Fargo levee cracks, mandatory evacuations ordered

World's cheapest car premiers in India

Ford confirms sale of Volvo subsidiary

Hungarian Premier offers to resign in order to improve economy

66,000 Iraq police caught in hiring freeze as oil prices drop

World Bank President: Global economy to dive

North Korea reopens military hotline with South Korea while detaining two American reporters

Dollar sees largest drop since 1971 as Fed announces it will print $1.15 trillion more

One million French workers march against Sarkozy's handling of economic crisis

Soldiers' accounts of Gaza killings raises furor in Israel

Former Bush administration official says many Guantanamo prisoners are innocent

Madagascar power switch denounced as 'coup'; Southern African bloc refuses to recognize new leader

 

Liberals voicing anger, outrage over Obama's handling of bailouts

Mexico to impose tariffs on US products after American lawmakers banned Mexican trucks from US highways

US poised to join Mexico drug war

World bank cuts outlook for China growth

Madagascar army hands presidency to opposition leader

Pope denounces condom use in visit to Africa, infuriates health workers attempting to slow AIDS outbreak

  • 22 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are infected with HIV
  • Condoms could make AIDS worse, says Pope

Britain showing signs of heading towards 1930's-style depression, says Bank of England

Left-wing wins El Salvador presidency for first time in 18 years

Secret Red Cross report says US practiced torture

Claims of British collusion in torture spread to Egypt

Sharif defies ban to back lawyers' long march

Likud reaches coalition accord with far right

Pakistan reinstates sacked judge

Vatican prelate: Doctors didn't deserve excommunication for abortion on 9-year-old

Pakistan arrests opposition leader Nawaz Sharif; fears of civil unrest pervade

AIG to pay $165 million in bonuses despite bailout

Madagascar's opposition says it ousted government

Bolivian president asks landowners to give up property for redistribution

Probe: Fed agency responsible for protecting public from toxics ignored health hazards

  • House report says officials from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 'deny, delay, minimize, trivialize or ignore legitimate health concerns'

Secret emails show Iraq dossier was deliberately 'sexed up'

US households' net worth tumbles $11 trillion; a decline that equals the combined output of Germany, Japan, and the U.K.

China worried about US treasuries

Obama takes US closer to total ban on cluster bomb exports

NAACP accuses Wells Fargo, HSBC of steering well-qualified blacks into subprime loans

Pope admits mistakes in holocaust-denying bishop case

Shoe-thrower gets 3 years

Sea levels rising twice as fast as predicted

Obama's intelligence pick resigns, blames Israel lobby for forcing him out

Intelligence officials: Iran lacks nuclear bomb fuel

Chinese exports plunge 25.7% in February

Congress eases travel & remittance restrictions on Cuba

US Supreme Court narrows interpretation of Voting Rights Act; reduces political clout of minorities, say critics

Obama orders review of Bush's signing statements, says he will continue to issue them in limited circumstances

Saudi court sentences 75 year old woman to 40 lashes, 4 months in jail for mingling with men

Former Israeli president to be indicted for rape

McClatchy newspapers slashes 1,600 jobs, cuts workforce by 1/3

Bolivia expells US diplomat for allegedly conspiring with opposition groups

Buffett sees 'close to worse case' outlook for US economy

Obama team asks court to dismiss case against John Yoo, author of 'torture memo'

Bill seeks to let nearly insolvent FDIC borrow $500 billion

U.S., Syria find 'common ground' in talks in first high level contact since 2005

British govt takes over Lloyds with 75% stake

Bank of America interfering with probe into Merrill bonuses, says Cuomo

Palestinian PM resigns to pave way for unity govt

Obama to lift restrictions on stem cell funding

Karl Rove to testify over prosecutor firings

California Supreme Court weighs gay marriage ban

South Korea diverts jetliners over North Korean threats

No jail for Canadian who beheaded bus passanger

One Knight in Congress

Philippine President pardons assassins

World stocks tumble on AIG loss

Govt gives AIG $30 billion more
  • AIG posts $61.7 billion loss; largest in corporate history
  • White house won't rule out future aid
  • AIG has recieved $150 billion to date

CIA admits destroying 100 tapes of terror interrogations, many more than previously known

Soldiers assasinate Guinea-Bissau president

  • Soldiers get revenge for slaying of army leader, president's chief rival

Paper: Obama's helicopter schematic breached via P2P

Britain admits collusion with American torture program

Obama lifts photo ban on Iraq war dead

US may boycott UN racism conference over document critical of Israel

California unemployment rate tops 10 percent

Hate groups grow; blame Obama, immigrants for economy

Citigroup's third rescue may not be its last, analysts say

US GDP shrinks 6.2 percent: Sharpest drop since '82

FDIC to double fees for banks, charge emergency fee to rebuild depleted insurance fund

Many Dems dismayed at Obama decision to leave 50,000 troops in Iraq

Netanyahu fails in last-ditch bid for unity coalition

  • Paves way for rightist government

Treasury to provide "virtually unlimited" solvency guarantee to 19 largest banks

Obama budget anticipates needing another $250 billion to rescue banks

House set to act on bill letting judges lower interest rates, principal on home loans

Obama to halt plan to ship nuclear waste to Nevada

Japan logs biggest trade deficit on record

Effort to allocate house seats to DC clears major hurdle

China cracks down on human rights lawyers

Obama to announce plan to bring most troops home in 18 months

Desperate Gordon Brown plans £500 billion bank gamble to save economy

Clinton urges China to buy US Treasuries

Irish stage Dublin's 'largest protest in living memory' over spending cuts

Britain fearful middle-class anger at economic crisis could erupt into violence

Obama draws fire for terror detainee moves

Secret US unit trains commandos in Pakistan

Obama administration: Detainees held without charge in Afghanistan do not have any Constitutional right to challenge their detention

Human rights on backburner as Clinton pushes China on climate change, financial crisis

EU denounces members for involvement in US renditions

UN: Iran has enough uranium to build nuclear bomb


Britain's Major General Andy Salmon, left, former head of coalition operations in South East Iraq, shakes hands with US General Michael Oates to hand over military command of coalition forces in Basra, at a ceremony at Basra International Airport, Iraq, Tuesday March 31, 2009. The ceremony is seen as the start of the final withdrawl of British troops from Iraq.(AP Photo)
 
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Coast Guard hauling oil away from volcano

N.Y. Times threatens to shutdown Bostong Globe

Franciscans ordered to open secret files

Japan prepared to shoot down N. Korean missile

US aircraft parts rain on Brazil

German Police track wrong DNA for two years

Washington Mutual files $13 Billion suit against FDIC

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British Ministry of Defense to release classified UFO documents

State Department signs $22 million contract with Blackwater

Bag a polar bear for $35k: The new threat to the species

Conservatives invoke Obama in voting rights act challenge; Obama shows that society is colorblind, they argue

Sacramento tent city lends human face to recession

AIG's massive payments to banks stoke bailout rage

  • Goldman Sachs and a parade of European banks were the major beneficiaries of $93 billion in payments from AIG

Obama braces for bailout backlash

World Health Organization chief: Downturn could kill 400,000 children

NTSB issues "urgent" warning over safety of Boeing 777 engines

Cities, counties, & states across nation launch programs to promote local spending and keep small businesses afloat

Catholic school tells hundreds of high schoolers: pay up or go home

UN to probe CIA secret detention facilities

Senate Dems wavering on Labor card-check bill

California cities brace for billions in revenue losses as property values continue to drop

UN report condemns Britain over torture cases

Dalai Lama: Chinese rule in Tibet created hell on earth

US halted some Afghan raids over concerns on civilian deaths

Obama overwhelmed by economic crisis, 'too tired' to give proper welcome to Brown

Media blackout on single payer healthcare

U.S. unemployment rate jumps to a 25-year high

Judge criticizes cases questioning Obama's citizenship as a waste of time

NATO resumes ties with Russia

China opens door to Taiwan

Facebook users suffer viral surge; CEO rejects stricter controls over applications

1 in 3 Europeans blame Jews for global financial crisis

Doctors fight plan to limit beds in ER

Police fire tear gas, round up Pakistan protesters
  • Pakistan in turmoil as court blocks opposition leader from contesting election

Dobson resigns as Focus on the Family chair

ost of health care to top $8,000 per person this year

Report contradicts US claim of 'humane' detention

Study: Network coverage biased toward GOP

Elderly emerge as new class of workers; up against people half their age in desparate scramble for employment

Over 90 percent of Bay Area mortgage holders don't qualify for housing rescue plan

Dubai's guest workers stranded without jobs as slowdown hits boomtown

US employers expect health care costs to rise at twice the rate of inflation

Sarkozy pledges $730M to Carribean territories in effort to curb unrest over rising food prices

Japanese companies turn to work-sharing to avoid layoffs

Tutu urges Obama apology on Iraq

Swiss bank to divulge names of Americans using its accounts to evade taxes

US 'a nation of cowards' on race, says 1st black attorney general

  • AG signals a more active justice department on civil rights issues

Belated pay for Filipino WWII vets a bittersweet victory

Rupture in pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of sewage into SF bay

Dumped in Africa: Britain's toxic waste

  • Children exposed to toxic material in defiance of UK law

Lawyer convicted of taking bribe to shield Berlusconi

CIA secretly using Pakistan airbase for drone raids

Kosovo seeks calm as it celebrates first year of independence

Deadly bacteria defy drugs, alarm doctors

Watchdog: Bush FDA decision put patients' lives in danger

Elderly New Yorkers angry as crisis hits poorest

Tony Blair receives $1M peace broker prize; sparks outrage among anti-war campaigners

Crude oil is getting cheaper -- so why isn't gas? ongressman: US came within hours of economic collapse

White House forced to rethink bipartisan aims

US Army 'wants more immigrants'

Space crash called 'catastrophic'

  • Debris will threaten satellites and space missions for 10,000 years say experts

Large corporations win big, average Joe loses in California budget plan

  • Average Californian's taxes would rise five ways, but large corporations would get a windfall

California to get $78 billion from stimulus

Wal-Mart wins chance to derail nation's largest ever civil rights suit

Nobody home: Record 1 in 9 housing units empty

Stockmarket lessons from 1930

 

Anticipated cuts to SSI will harm elderly, blind, and disabled

 


LIFESTYLES & CULTURE

Weary of looking for work, some create their own

Porn in the USA: Red states top list of biggest consumers

 


SCIENCE

Lasers to create mini sun in hunt for clean energy

Fossil of ancient bird with teeth found in Peru

BIZARRE

'Fight club' set up at school for mentally disabled

Swiss gigolo jailed for blackmailing BMW heiress

Convict exectued on birthday

Boy, 13, accused of killing brother for control of drug ring

Police: American did cartwheels after slaying

Parrot offered to settle lawsuit

Woman considers 24th marriage

Train station puts up 'no kissing' sign to curb delays

Brazilian police investigates alleged cannibalism in Amazon Indian reservation

Australia OK's astrology hiring prejudice

 

 

 

 

OPINION

Spitzer: The real AIG scandal

Dreyfuss: Is this the last gasp for the Israeli lobby and the neocons?

Surviving the great collapse

There's no pill for this kind of depression

The coming evangelical collapse

Friedman: 'We can't do this anymore'

Krugman: A new course

A stock market rally for no good reason

Is Obama a closet conservative?

Looting Social Security

Nationalization by Autumn: bank on it

If banks get 1% rate, why not students?

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