Celtics Beat Lakers; Obama Wants BP to Set Aside Funds for Oil Spill Victims: Today's Headlines

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President Obama is meeting with BP executives this week and demand that they turn over funds to an independent mediator who will handle claims from victims of the environmental disaster. -- Washington Post

The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers last night to take a 3-2 series lead in the NBA finals. -- USA Today

South Carolina Representative Todd Rutherford suggested yesterday that new Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene may be intellectually incapable of participating in the general election race. -- Fox News

The violence in Kyrgyzstan continues as ethnic Uzbeks flee the region. -- Wall Street Journal

Israel approved an investigation into its navy's deadly raid on a flotilla carrying activists bound for blockaded Gaza. -- BBC

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