Faisal Shahzad Arrested in Connection With Times Square Bombing; Wall Street Reform Bill Voting Begins: Today's Headlines

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Faisal Shahzad, 30, a naturalized citizen from Pakistan, was arrested at the last second last night in connection with the bomb attempt in Times Square. He was on board an Emirates Airlines plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport when he was taken into custody. -- CNN

Friends and family are mourning the death of Yeardley Love, a 22-year-old University of Virginia lacrosse player. Authorities have charged UVA men's lacrosse player George Huguely, also 22, with first-degree murder. -- Fox News

A volcanic ash cloud from an eruption in Iceland disrupts flights again in Europe. Airports in the UK and Ireland were closed as a precaution but are now open again. -- Wall Street Journal


The Gulf oil spill has caused California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to withdraw his support from a contentious drilling proposal off the coast of Southern California. Officials hoped it'd raise $1.8 billion for state parks over the next 14 years. -- Mercury News

Voting on a sweeping Wall Street reform bill begins in the Senate today with the passage of a handful of amendments expected. The first amendment is expected from Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer. -- Reuters

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