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  • Pakistan TV channel under pressure from military after shooting

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Defence Ministry has demanded that a prominent news channel be suspended after it reported that the country's powerful spy agency was behind the shooting of one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, a media regulator said...
  • Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags

    KABUL (Reuters) - A $375 million hole in the Afghan budget is threatening public projects and civil servants' salaries, officials say, putting the aid-dependent economy under stress just as Afghanistan awaits a new leader and foreign troops prepare to...
  • Special Report: For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs

    OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - From 2006 to 2009, Provident Asset Management raised $485 million from 7,700 investors who were drawn to its promises of annual returns as high as 18 percent on oil and gas assets. Law firm Mick & Associates helped. Provident...
  • Air Products CEO search drags on

    Air Products posted declining profit Wednesday, concluding a quarter during which the company's search for a new CEO dragged on apparently with no end in sight. The Trexlertown industrial gases producer saw its net income for the period ended March 31...
  • Aspirin's benefit in preventing colon cancer depends on DNA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, matching a tumor's genetics to the appropriate chemotherapy, and now it may be the first in which prevention, too, can be personalized. Two decades after...
  • LCAD wants signal sooner rather than later

    LCAD wants signal sooner rather than later
    At the request of Laguna College of Art + Design's president, Caltrans and the city are looking at ways to speed up installation of a traffic signal along state-owned Laguna Canyon Road. LCAD President Jonathan Burke's request comes after 22-year-old...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Chemistry in the Library: Chemists Celebrate Earth Day. Sat., April 26, 2 p.m. Join a...
  • With surging oil traffic, Northwest at greater risk for spill

    SEATTLE Efforts to transform the Northwest into a fossil-fuel hub for North Dakota's crude, Alberta's oil sands and coal from the Rocky Mountains mean the risks of major spills and explosions in and around Washington state are rising and poised to...
  • If you throw a gecko at Teflon, will he stick? University of Akron researchers found the answer

    AKRON, Ohio That little lizard that has become so effective selling car insurance the gecko can climb across glass windows and across the ceiling. You knew that, right? The science of that ability has intrigued researchers at the University of Akron for...
  • Team that will overhaul Interstate 4 to be picked Wednesday

    Team that will overhaul Interstate 4 to be picked Wednesday
    The state Wednesday will choose the winner of the biggest highway construction project in Orlando history when it picks the company that will overhaul Interstate 4 through downtown. The massive redo of a 21-mile stretch – nicknamed the ultimate...
  • Boeing cash register rings again, sending shares higher

    (Reuters) - Rising jet production helped Boeing Co generate substantial cash in the latest quarter, and the company said on Wednesday that it lavished the rewards on shareholders, sending its stock higher. The unexpectedly strong cash flow soothed...