Taiwan Earthquake; Kentucky Derby Favorite Drops Out: Today's Headlines

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Obama eulogized the 29 men killed in the Upper Big Branch coal mining disaster in West Virginia and called for tougher mine safety rules. -- The New York Times

Israel lifted its ban on the iPad, saying the device conforms with local wireless standards and wouldn't interfere with wireless frequencies used by the military after all. -- PC World

The Arizona immigration law has Democrats calling for prompt comprehensive immigration legislation; Republicans say now is not the time. -- Fox News


A deadly tornado ripped through the South this weekend, killing 10 people in Mississippi and leaving behind destruction in several states, including Alabama and Louisiana. Cleanup efforts got underway today. -- CNN

Eskendereya, the early favorite in the Kentucky Derby, had to withdraw from the race because of swelling in his left front leg. -- San Francisco Gate

A major earthquake hits off the coast of Taiwan, shaking buildings but causing no deaths or damage. -- Fox News

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