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Rescue Efforts Focus on Survivors Warren Faidley of the National Association of Storm Chasers discusses the size of the tornado that tore through Oklahoma, the role of storm Chasers and how they keep themselves safe. Photo: AP. MOORE, Okla.—The focus turned to finding survivors In Memoriam: Ray Manzarek breaks through to the other side Late Monday afternoon, the world community of music lost one of its finest members, when the great Ray Manzarek passed away at the age of 74 after his long battle with cancer. While the news itself is something beyond a term like “sorrowful,” the reality Senate lawmakers grill IRS officials over Tea Party targeting Senate lawmakers took their turn Tuesday grilling IRS officials over the agency's targeting of conservative groups, as they called them to account for a "scandal" they say has undermined the public's trust in government. "The IRS abandoned good judgment Apple Uses 'Alchemy' in Tax Practices WASHINGTON—Apple Inc. turned to "alchemy" and "ghost companies" to pay no corporate income tax to any national government on tens of billions of dollars in overseas income over the past four years, U.S. Senate investigators said at a hearing Tuesday. Pistorius brother acquitted of homicide charge JOHANNESBURG — The older brother of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of charges of culpable homicide and reckless driving Tuesday over a deadly road crash five years ago. Carl Pistorius, 28, walked free from Vanderbijlpark Boardwalks, beaches, rides and ruins await visitors to Jersey shore in 1st post ... SEASIDE HEIGHTS, New Jersey — Visitors to the Jersey shore this weekend will find many of their favorite beaches and boardwalks ready for summer, thanks to a massive rebuilding effort after Superstorm Sandy. While several neighborhoods remain Israeli, Syrian troops trade fire in Golan Heights JERUSALEM — Israeli military and Syrian regular army troops exchanged fire early Tuesday along the cease-fire line in the occupied Golan Heights, an area that has become a potential flashpoint for spillover from the civil war in Syria. After an Israel Defense GOP Aides Mock House Republicans' 'Crazy' Benghazi Witch-Hunt GOP aides are criticizing the House Republicans' partisan witch-hunt over the Obama administration's handling of the attacks on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya last year, arguing that the Party should focus more on substantive issues, such as Obama: We will stand with Oklahoma - USA Today President Obama signed a disaster declaration for Oklahoma, clearing the way for federal aid. obama-speech. President Obama (Photo: Getty Images). Story Highlights. President Obama offers prayers to the people of Oklahoma; Obama says the 'full focus' UPDATE 3-Housing recovery boosts Home Depot results; outlook raised Tue May 21, 2013 10:07am EDT. * Quarterly sales and earnings beat Wall Street estimates. * Sales to contractors outpace those to consumers. * Shares hit all-time high. By Dhanya Skariachan. May 21 (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc reported Yahoo CEO Offers Tour of New Flickr Site Marissa Mayer and Markus Spiering reveal the big changes that are coming to the photo-sharing site. 02:33 | 05/21/2013. Related Links: Watch: Tornado Survivor: 'It Was Loud, and Then a Very Eerie Calm'. Share: 'The Wolverine' Trailer: Five Questions It Answered Second preview for the 'X-Men' spin-off features looks at a fan-favorite character. By Kevin P. Sullivan (@KPSull). The second full-length trailer for "The Wolverine," a follow-up to the first three "X-Men" movies that follows the clawed hero to Japan, has debuted Golf Adopts Rule to Ban Anchored Putting Stroke Golf's governing bodies approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, a move opposed by two major golf organizations that contend long putters are not hurting the game. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club Teen star Zendaya finishes 1st on 'Dancing' finals LOS ANGELES—Four finalists are vying for the "Dancing With the Stars" title, and just one point separates the top two contestants. A new champion will be crowned Tuesday. Football pro Jacoby Jones, Olympian Alexandra Raisman, singer Kellie Pickler and Reporters interpret papal blessing as an exorcism The Vatican was forced to deny that Pope Francis had performed an impromptu exorcism on Sunday, after reporters misinterpreted the Pontiff's blessing of a sick man in St. Peter's Square. After celebrating Mass on Pentecost Sunday, the Pope stopped to pray 'The Voice' Recap: Judith Hill Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson Last week, the power shifted completely to viewers of The Voice, whose votes eliminated Vedo and Garrett Gardner. This week, the top 10 once again sang for survival, with the bottom two, regardless of team, getting the boot tonight. We have a feeling Blake Sprint Boosts Buyout Offer for Clearwire Sprint says it has raised its buyout offer for the stake in Clearwire it does not already own by 14 percent. Sprint Nextel Corp. said Tuesday that it is offering $3.40 per share for Clearwire Corp. Its previous offer, from December, was for $2.97 per share for the 'UK could have a lesbian monarch' THE debate in Britain over legalising gay marriage has taken a surreal turn after a senior politician said it could result in a lesbian queen giving birth to an heir by artificial insemination. Norman Tebbit, a member of Prime Minister David Cameron's CBS yanks tornado-themed 'Mike & Molly' (CNN) -- CBS decided to pull Monday night's season finale of Mike & Molly, which talks about a tornado hitting Chicago (though no devastation was going to be shown). "Due to the tragic events [Monday] afternoon in Oklahoma, we are pre-empting tonight's Election day: A long, expensive race to lead LA draws to an end After years of campaigning, and months of debating and handshaking by the candidates, the time is finally upon Los Angeles voters to choose their next mayor. Polls are set to open at 7 a.m. for an election that that has drawn record spending and will see “Star Trek Into Darkness” Review My first thought after leaving the theatre is that “Star Trek Into Darkness” is not as good as J.J. Abrams' 2009 reboot. Although Abrams has an obvious appreciation for the series, “Into Darkness” is simply not as well-crafted as its predecessor. With that said, the Coburn wants offsets for Okla. aide Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) will seek cuts elsewhere in the budget to offset federal disaster relief funds after a tornado struck Moore, Okla., on Monday, killing dozens. “He'll ask his colleagues to help Oklahoma by setting priorities and sacrificing less vital New Xbox Details Coming Today After eight years on the shelves and having sold some 70 million units, Microsoft's Xbox 360 is finally getting a successor today. The Xbox reveal comes a bit late to the party, as the last of the big three home console makers to announce a new system. Exactly The breast cancer genetic test folks are talking about Using a cheek sample or blood sample, Myriad's laboratory delivers a report to the person's physician, outlining the person's risk. Related Posts. Study: Larger breasts in women linked to breast cancer · Black women continue to die more from breast cancer JPMorgan Seen to Defeat Effort to Split Top 2 Jobs at Bank Jamie Dimon, the chief executive and chairman of JPMorgan Chase. Haraz N. Ghanbari/Associated PressJamie Dimon, the chief executive and chairman of JPMorgan Chase. TAMPA, Fla. — Jamie Dimon, the nation's most powerful banker, appears set to Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio to join Simon Cowell on 'The X Factor' It's official: Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio will be the new judges on Fox's "The X Factor" this fall. That means that executive producer Simon Cowell will have to represent for the y chromosome. He'll be the only male left on the panel, now that L.A. Reid is Susan Powell's disappearance: New details but case is closed Authorities in Utah have officially closed the active investigation into the bizarre 2009 disappearance of Susan Powell, citing a lack of leads in the case of a mother of two whose now-dead husband was a suspect in a case that garnered national attention. Python, more than 18 feet long, sets new record in Florida A record-setting Burmese python nearly 19 feet in length was captured and killed in a rural part of Miami-Dade County, officials announced this week. Measuring 18 feet 8 inches, it is the longest Burmese python that has ever been found in the area. Quenneville: Ref blew call on disallowed Blackhawks goal - USA Today DETROIT - Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville believes the referee Brad Watson got it wrong when he disallowed a goal in the third period of a 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. The referee, standing with a good sight line, said Andrew Shaw was in See Jennifer Lawrence in a figure-hugging blue bodysuit for X-Men: Days of ... Jennifer Lawrence has had her fair share of fashion dramas of late. Her gown seemed to fall apart at the SAG awards, she tripped over her dress at the Oscars and almost caught alight at a recent Cannes bash. Yet there's just no stopping her when it comes to The Hangover Part III Punches Down The unlikeliest of all the Hangover trilogy's comic implausibilities might be its four pampered, rich-boy leads unironically calling themselves the "Wolf Pack" without anybody ever making fun of them. In the slobs-versus-snobs comedies of the 1970s and '80s, Philippines Protests Chinese Warship's Presence The Philippines has protested the presence of a Chinese warship, two surveillance vessels and fishing boats off a shoal occupied by its military in the disputed Spratly Islands, in the latest territorial squabble between the Asian countries, officials said Tuesday. Another round of storms heading for St. Louis The best shot at more storms for the St. Louis region is late this afternoon and tonight. The National Weather Service says the forecast today is for more showers and thunderstorms — similar to what the area got on Monday night. Hail and damaging winds are Recovered remains of Pa. WWII veteran to be buried FREEMANSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A military burial is scheduled in eastern Pennsylvania for a World War II soldier whose remains were recovered after more than 65 years. The Express-Times reports (http://bit.ly/10ixKtR ) William Yawney was a 23-year-old Army Syrian Forces and Hezbollah Fighters Press Assault in Key Town BEIRUT, Lebanon — In another day of fierce fighting in the strategic Syrian town of Qusayr, regime forces backed by fighters from the militant Lebanese group Hezbollah continued their offensive on Tuesday against anti-government rebels who have long held Teen who penned moving farewell song 'Clouds' loses battle with cancer A Minnesota teen who penned the heartbreaking song “Clouds” after learning he had terminal bone cancer, reaching millions around the globe after his performance went viral on YouTube, has died. “Maybe someday I'll see you again,” Zach Sobiech sang in Ahead of the Bell: Carnival NEW YORK (AP) — Carnival slumped 8 percent in premarket trading as steep discounts for cruises pressure its revenue. The Miami company cut its outlook for the year late Monday as it wrestles with a string of high-profile incidents in which ships have 10 Things We Want in the New Microsoft Xbox We asked the PCMag staff what they hope Microsoft will unveil with its next-gen Xbox. Chloe Albanesius By Chloe Albanesius. May 20, 2013; Comments. Google 0; Share 0; Tweet 0; Submit 0; Share 0; Pin It 0; Email. New Xbox Revealed. Three months after Sacked iGate CEO Phaneesh Murthy calls it a case of extortion BANGALORE: Sacked iGate CEO Phaneesh Murthy has denied charges of sexual harassment against him and said it's a case of extortion. "There is no merit to the sexual harassment claim. The charges are completely false. They have an easy way to collect UK inflation rate falls to 2.4% in April The UK's inflation rate fell to 2.4% in April, according to the Office for National Statistics, down from 2.8% in March. Lower petrol prices and air fares helped the consumer prices index (CPI) to fall for the first time since September 2012. But food prices Remains Found in Woods Could Be Missing... State police in Maine say a body found in the woods likely is that of a 15-year-old girl last seen more than a week ago. Spokesman Steve McCausland says the body was found at about 9:30 p.m. Monday by the Maine Warden Service in an undisclosed Guatemala ex-dictator's genocide conviction overturned - USA Today GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's top court has thrown another curve into the genocide case of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, overturning his conviction and ordering that the trial be taken back to the middle of the proceedings. The ruling late Monday Caroline Kennedy's jury acquits NYC drug dealer NEW YORK -- The New York jury on which Caroline Kennedy served has acquitted a man of dealing crack cocaine. Kennedy was juror No. 7 at the trial of Harlem resident Nelson Chatman. It took the Manhattan state Supreme Court jury about one hour to find Vodafone Reports First Full-Year Revenue Drop Since 2005 LONDON — Vodafone on Tuesday posted its first decline in full-year revenue since 2005, saying that rapid growth at its American unit and in emerging markets did not make up for a slump in Southern Europe and price cuts mandated by European regulators. Billboard Music Awards 2013: The biggest stars perform at the awards night Jennifer Lopez performs during the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Reuters. Billboard Music Awards 2013: The biggest stars perform at the awards night. Prince performs during the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Beyonce pregnancy rumours 'denied by Jay-Z' as rapper tells DJ: "It's not true" The mega-mum clearly isn't bothered about critics after hitting back at pregnancy rumours on the weekend - now she's shared intimate pictures from her controversial trip to Cuba. Beyoncé previously alluded to the reports claiming she's got another little sprog Buckles departure ends colourful period for G4S Nick Buckles' departure as chief executive of G4S ends a colourful and controversial period for the security company. The 52-year-old steps down a year after becoming embroiled in a fiasco surrounding the Olympics that saw the military drafted in. More Yahoo's Dot-Com Premium for Tumblr Tests Mayer: Real M&A Marissa Mayer is buying companies like it's 1999. The Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) chief executive officer yesterday announced the company will acquire blogging network Tumblr Inc., part of a plan to restore the Web portal to its heyday as an Internet darling. Disabled NY Newlyweds Offered Apartment A newlywed mentally disabled couple forced to live in separate New York group homes may soon be able to move in together. According to court papers, Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels have been offered an apartment in a group home for the mentally First tea party lawsuit against IRS A California tea party group sued the IRS on Monday, the first lawsuit in the wake of revelations the agency singled out conservative groups for scrutiny, according to a report. The NorCal Tea Party Patriots filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, Police: Bombings in northern Iraq; 14 dead, many wounded (CNN) -- At least 14 people were killed and many more were wounded Tuesday in bombings across northern Iraq, police said. The latest attacks come amid an uptick in recent weeks of Sunni-Shiite violence in Iraq. The violence has conjured fears that the 10 Police Killed in Afghanistan - VOA Officials in western Afghanistan say a roadside bomb has killed six police officers. Authorities say a vehicle the police were riding in was destroyed when it hit the bomb Tuesday in the Obe district of Herat province. The police were assigned to work as guards Ex-IRS chief heads to Hill as Carney says White House senior staff told of probe ... Lawmakers will get their first opportunity to question the man who ran the IRS when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups Tuesday, as the timeline for when senior White House officials knew about the scandal seems to be shifting. The lawmakers Star Wars Rebels: animated Star Wars series to launch in 2014 Star Wars will appear on TV screens before a highly anticipated feature film is released in cinemas in 2015. A one-hour pilot of Star Wars Rebels is currently in production at Lucasfilm. The show will be animated and is set between the Star Wars films Episode Asia Growth Lifts Burberry Profit 14% LONDON — The British luxury group Burberry said Tuesday that its full-year pretax profit rose 14 percent on strong retail growth in Asian markets, where the company is expanding its numbers of branded stores. Burberry, known for its camel, red and black United resumes flights of Boeing 787s United's pilots Niels Olufsen, left, and Bill Blocker, right, prepare the cockpit while parked at gate E7 at Bush Intercontinental Airport for the first flight back for the Dreamliner, Monday, May 20, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Karen Warren) Stars be lookin' good in Lebanese wear at Cannes Film Festival - Al CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 20: Models wear jewelry and clothes by De Grisogono and Ellie Saab during a photocall for De Grisogono during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Hotel Martinez on May 20, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stuart C. 4 killed, 68 wounded in bomb attacks in Iraq BAGHDAD, May 21 (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and 68 others wounded in deadly bomb attacks in war-torn Iraq on Tuesday, police said. At least three people were killed and more than 43 others wounded when two car bombs exploded in the Governments failing to protect minorities, says US - Zee News - India Governments failing to protect minorities, says US Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed concern at global problems of discrimination and violence against religious groups, including Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus, Jews, Christians, Major Tim puts an end to Britain's space oddity This week's announcement that Major Tim Peake will be the first British astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS) is a landmark moment, signalling our nation's return to the front rank of scientific exploration and ambition. The ISS is, alongside the Li Keqiang terms his India visit as 'successful' His India tour, the first he undertook after becoming Premier in March, was regarded as the most challenging specially due to the border row. Buoyed by the positive vibes from his India trip, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has termed the visit as "successful", Marks and Spencer profits drop 14% on weak clothing sales Marks and Spencer announced a large drop in annual pre-tax profit as poor clothing sales in the UK weighed on the high-street bellwether. Pre-tax profit fell 14.2 per cent to £564.3m in the year to March 31, on sales up 0.9 per cent to just over £10bn. Ryan Vogelsong fractures hand as Giants blank Nationals - USA Today SAN FRANCISCO – Ryan Vogelsong was enjoying by far his best start of a rough season. Then, in a matter of one pitch he didn't even throw, what might have been the starting point of a turnaround ended abruptly. Vogelsong, a 2011 All-Star who won three Garcia not planning Woods apology Sergio Garcia has no intention of instigating peace talks with Tiger Woods following their clash at the Players Championship. Paired together in a third round at Sawgrass, it took less than two holes for long-standing tensions to come to the surface with Garcia Patrick Roy will be new Colorado Avalanche coach, brother says Patrick Roy will be the next coach of the Avalanche, according to Roy's brother, Stephane. "They're discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for a new challenge," said Stephane Roy, the younger Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over ad In this Jan. 31, 2010, file photo, rapper Eminem performs at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. / Matt Sayles, Associated Press. USA Today. by Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press. USA Today. by Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press. Filed Under. USA Today Detained Chinese Fishermen, Boat Released by North Korea - VOA Officials in Beijing say 16 Chinese fishermen who were seized for ransom in North Korea have been released. The official Xinhua news agency reported the development Tuesday, quoting a Chinese consular official in Pyongyang who spoke with the owner of Yankees Rally to Beat Orioles in 10 Innings for 3rd Straight Win The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 for their third straight victory, tying the game on Travis Hafner's ninth-inning home run before winning it with two runs in the 10th. The Yankees trailed 4-3 in the ninth inning last night in Baltimore Bruce Homers to Back Cueto in Reds' Win Over Mets Things weren't going well for Johnny Cueto in his return from the disabled list, so he had a conversation — with himself. That's all it took. Cueto responded to the pep talk by striking out six of his last seven batters, then Jay Bruce helped make him a winner by Erupting Alaska volcano spews ash, disrupts air travel By Yereth Rosen. ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Mon May 20, 2013 11:58pm EDT. ANCHORAGE, Alaska May 20 (Reuters) - One of Alaska's most active volcanoes, which has been belching ash and spewing lava since last week, has forced regional flight Prosecutor retaliated against Fast and Furious whistle-blower WASHINGTON — The former top federal prosecutor in Arizona retaliated against the lead whistle-blower in the Fast and Furious gun-smuggling scandal by leaking an internal report that suggested the whistle-blower once favored allowing illegal gun sales as Obama Praises Burma Reforms, Calls For End to Attacks on Muslims - VOA U.S. President Barack Obama praised Burma's president on Monday for his leadership in pushing through political reforms, while warning that ethnic and communal violence targeting minority Muslims in Burma must stop. Mr. Obama spoke Monday at the The Search for the Powerball Winner For all we know these guys other winners falling out of the Florida sky -- -- city and zephyr -- one of the -- institutions. We went there looking to meet the jackpot winner you didn't I didn't -- and... See More. For all we know these guys other winners falling out of Rand Paul says GOP must embrace diversity Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul told a packed house at Republican fundraiser in New Hampshire on Monday that the GOP must embrace diversity in order to take back the White House. Related. Concord homeless granted reprieve from... Analysis: Unlike father Jodi Arias' ex-boyfriend speaks - AZCentral.com In a short but tense hearing Monday morning in Maricopa County Superior Court, Jodi Arias' lead defense attorney played his poker hand. Kirk Nurmi asked the court to declare a mistrial because one of his witnesses had allegedly been scared out of testifying 'The Voice' Recap: Emotions Run High During Top 10 Performances One of the top runners on season four of 'The Voice' was faced with a huge challenge, when her coach chose a song for her that hit extremely close to home. The Voice was full of powerful voices and amazing talent when the Top 10 took the stage on May 20. 3 charged in LA-area bank robbery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was charged Monday with a $565,000 bank robbery in which his girlfriend — an assistant bank manager — was forced to strap on a fake bomb so she would seem to be a hostage and could take the money. The woman said she Worst record offers no lottery guarantees Here's a snapshot look at three statistical storylines for Tuesday night's NBA Draft Lottery, the results of which will be shown on ESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET. No. 1 usually doesn't go to worst record. The Orlando Magic have a 25 percent chance of winning Lawyers to get Boston bombing suspect prison files - La Crosse Tribune A judge approved a request Monday by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense attorneys to receive records compiled on him in federal prison. U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler said in her order that prison officials should give Conn. lawmakers to seek hearings on derailment BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Commuters navigated a patchwork of cars, trains and buses along Connecticut's shoreline Monday, encountering lengthy delays as authorities probed the cause of a train collision that disrupted one of the nation's oldest and Bed-sharing 'raises cot death risk fivefold' Sharing a bed with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome fivefold, research claims. The risk applies even if parents avoid tobacco, alcohol and drugs - other factors firmly linked to cot deaths. The BMJ Open research compared nearly American Red Cross encourages blood donations, tornado response NBC Montana has been talking to American Red Cross representatives. They tell us they have volunteers working across the Midwest helping folks hit by the tornado and we have information on how you can help. Vermont governor signs end-of-life bill - USA Today The bill is the first in the nation to become law through legislative action. GAN END OF LIFE LAW 052013. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signs the end-of-life bill at the statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., on Monday, May 20, 2013. The law is the first to legalize Kentucky teen dies with dog lead on neck LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teenager known as a "jokester" was strangled by a dog lead he put around his neck while playing with friends at the start of summer vacation, just hours after finishing his freshman year in high school. Tony Conley, 16 Senate debates farm bill The Senate's farm bill debate opened Monday with the White House pledging its support but signaling that President Barack Obama still wants Congress to find more savings from the crop insurance program before the five-year package reaches his desk. Bank shooter: Hero turned villain Eleven years ago, two terrorists opened fire in all directions at a military base in Southern Israel. They killed a number of soldiers. Itamar Alon, a security officer in the south, happened to be nearby. He ran to the scene, shot one of the terrorists and brought him Obama to travel to Africa in late June WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will travel to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania in late June and early July to reinforce U.S. ties with countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the White House said on Monday. "The trip will Mile-wide tornado touches down near Oklahoma City, causing damage for ... A mile-wide tornado with 200mph winds churned through Oklahoma City's suburbs Monday afternoon, causing significant property damage for the second day in a row, as part of a severe weather outbreak that was expected to spread in other parts of the Obama to tour Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania in June US President Barack Obama will visit Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania in June, the White House has said. Mr Obama is expected to meet lawmakers as well as business and civil society leaders and youth on his trip. The 26 June - 3 July visit will be Mr Terror plot foiled in Moscow Moscow: Russia's security forces thwarted a planned terror attack in Moscow by striking against a group of three suspected militants near the country's capital, according to the National Anti-Terrorist Committee. Two militants believed to be involved in the plot Immigration Union Opposes Reform Bill, Says Checks And Balances Will Suffer A second federal immigration employees union is opposing the bipartisan Senate bill to reform the immigration system, saying it would compromise national security. The union, the National Citizenship and Immigration Services Council, says that it does not Chinese hackers resume attacks on U.S. targets It wasn't an extended vacation. A scant three months after evidence was revealed showing that hackers working for a cyber-unit of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) had stolen data from a number of U.S. companies and government agencies, the U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Investors Weigh Stimulus Timing, Deals May 20 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fluctuated between gains and losses, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed four straight weeks, as investors weighed the pace of central bank stimulus efforts amid corporate dealmaking. Procter & Gamble Co. and Palestinians hold off on UN agency membership - Post A top official says Palestinians have done all the legal work necessary to join 63 U.N. agencies, conventions and treaties, but haven't applied yet mainly to give the U.S. peace effort a chance to succeed. Chief Palestinian peace negotiator Saeb Erekat said PM's top aide quits over expenses Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's top aide has stepped down over an expenses scandal that also forced the resignation of a politician. Also in this section. Woman - I had to stand up to Trump · Iran tries to block out Rafsanjani · Looking for love? José Mourinho clear to rejoin Chelsea as Real Madrid confirm his exit Chelsea will not have to pay compensation for José Mourinho after Real Madrid confirmed that the Portuguese manager will leave the Bernabéu at the end of the season by mutual consent. Nothing now stands in the way of Chelsea and Mourinho formalising The Ultimate Don Draper Pitch Is Don Draper: Seeing Mad Men Through Its Ads Every week, Wired takes a look at the latest episode of Mad Men through the lens of the latest media campaign of the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce advertising agency. A big shiny Clio Award to everyone out there who figured out what Don Draper was really Seth MacFarlane backs out as Oscar host; Who should take his place? - The Huntsville Times Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Annual Academy Awards telecast but will not return for the 86th according to his Twitter feed. Who should take his place? (ABC photo). Print · Ben Flanagan | email@example.com By Ben Flanagan | firstname.lastname@example.org al.com GrubHub And Seamless Merge In Hopes Of Expanding Mobile Takeout To New ... GrubHub and Seamless are merging into a single company intent on bringing more customers to more restaurants, or more food to more customers, depending on your perspective. For those who have never heard of either company, they both allow mobile Eugene Robinson: Obama camp has no business targeting journalists The Obama administration has no business rummaging through journalists' phone records, perusing their emails and tracking their movements in an attempt to keep them from gathering news. This heavy-handed business isn't chilling, it's just plain cold.