Two more swine flu cases in India, total 19

NEW DELHI - Two more people - a 29-year-old woman and her three-year-old daughter who arrived from the US - have tested positive for swine flu, taking the total number of confirmed cases in India to 19 so far.

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AP sources: Women and Hispanics dominate Obama’s list of possible high-court nominees

AP sources: Obama considering 6 for high court

WASHINGTON — Focusing on specific candidates for the nation’s highest court, President Barack Obama is considering a diverse list dominated by women and Hispanics. The six names confirmed as being under review by Obama include three judges, two members of his administration and one governor.

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AP source: Obama considering Carlos Moreno, more than 6 others as Supreme Court nominee

Source: Obama considers more than 6 for high court

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is considering a list of more than six contenders for the Supreme Court that is dominated by women and Hispanics, one that includes judges and leaders from own his administration who have never donned a judicial robe.

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AP sources: Obama considering more than 6 people for appointment to Supreme Court

AP sources: Obama has more than 6 people for court

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is considering more than six contenders for the Supreme Court, a list dominated by women and Hispanics, including judges and leaders from own his administration who have never donned a judicial robe.

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AP source: Obama considering Carlos Moreno, more than 6 others as Supreme Court nominee

AP source: Obama has more than 6 people for court

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is considering a list of more than six contenders for the Supreme Court that is dominated by women and Hispanics, one that includes judges and leaders from own his administration who have never donned a judicial robe.

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Critics ask why WHO hasn’t pursued generic Tamiflu to help poor countries fight swine flu

Critics: WHO slow on generics for swine flu

LONDON — As poor countries face a possible swine flu pandemic with only enough Tamiflu to treat a tiny fraction of their populations, some experts are calling for a simple but contentious solution: massive production of generics.

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Search teams navigate through ’sea’ of jet debris, recover 4 more bodies from Air France crash

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Obama pick for FDA chief breezes through Senate confirmation hearing

FDA nominee pledges to revamp food safety

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s pick to oversee food and drug safety pledged on Thursday to revamp protection of the nation’s food supply to help prevent future disease outbreaks.

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Swine flu causes some anxiety for small business owners about employees’ sick time

Swine flu creates anxiety at some small businesses

NEW YORK — Some small businesses are stocking up on disinfectant wipes and spray. Others are asking employees returning from vacations to Mexico to stay home for a few days.

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Obama declares $17 billion in budget cuts is ‘lot of money’ _ but total is dwarfed by red ink

Obama touts $17 billion ‘lot of money’ budget cuts

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent Congress his first budget Thursday boasting of cutting or killing 121 federal programs in a belt-tightening he likened to that of most Americans in difficult times. But the trims amount to a tiny fraction of the new spending he wants, and some have already been nixed by allies on Capitol Hill.

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