Rima Fakih Wins Miss USA Pageant; GM Reports First Quarterly Profit in 3 Years: Today's Headlines

Suzanne Murray
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Sarah Palin says if you don't like the Arizona immigration law (she loves it), you can blame it on Obama for not securing US borders. -- Gawker

Rima Fakih was crowned Miss USA last night. She's the first Arab-American to win that honor. -- San Francisco Chronicle

Former NYC Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik starts his four-year sentence today. He's going to prison for lying to Bush administration officials and tax fraud. -- NPR

GM reports its first quarterly profit since 2007, but the automaker warns the next few quarters may not be as strong amid turmoil in Europe and slowing growth in China. -- Wall Street Journal

A passenger flight carrying about 40 people crashed in Afghanistan this morning. There's no word on what caused the crash or if anyone survived. -- The New York Times

Violence in Bangkok continues, but Thailand's Red Shirts offered peace talks today. -- Fox News

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