Rand Paul Scores Tea Party Victory; Specter Is Out in Pennsylvania: Today's Headlines

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Rand Paul won Kentucky's Republican primary for Senate, and delivers the Tea Party's message of "take our government back" in his victory speech. -- USA Today 

Representative Joe Sestak defeated veteran Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary. -- The Huffington Post

Eating processed meats -- hot dogs, bacon, deli meats -- can increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study. -- ABC News

In an attempt to prevent a repetition of the unprecedented stock market crash on May 6, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed new rules to curb stock trading when the markets are in crisis. -- Reuters

Bangkok has turned into a flaming battleground Wednesday as an army assault toppled the Red Shirt protest leadership, enraging followers who fired grenades and set numerous fires. -- The Jerusalem Post


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