News Headlines - 09 May 2011

▽Liberal Democrats head for coalition clash with Conservatives on police - The Guardian
The Liberal Democrats are heading for their first coalition showdown with the Tories since last week's elections in the House of Lords when they will mount an attempt to delay the introduction of elected police commissioners.

▽Security minister quits after 'rows with boss Theresa May' - Daily Mail
A Home Office minister reported to have had a ‘difficult’ relationship with her boss, Theresa May, resigned last night.Baroness Neville-Jones quit the post of Security and Counter-Terrorism Minister, which she had held since the Coalition was formed.

▽Barack Obama under pressure to slash Pakistan aid - The Guardian
Members of Congress are lining up to question continued spending on Pakistan, the third highest recipient of US aid and threatening retaliation. Barack Obama and US officials have said the fact that Bin Laden was living in Abbottabad, home to Pakistan's main military academy and many retired officers 40 miles north of the capital, Islamabad, suggests he had benefited from an extensive support network, possibly involving Pakistani officials.

▽U.S., Japan Deny Plans to Send Spent Nuclear Fuel to Mongolia - Wall Street Journal
The U.S. and Japan confirmed Monday that they have held discussions with Mongolia about nuclear waste management, but both denied that they have any plans to send their spent nuclear fuel to the lightly populated Asian nation.

▽Mother Yvonne Freaney admits killing autistic son Glen - BBC
A mother admitted killing her 11-year-old autistic son hours after his body was discovered at a hotel near Cardiff Airport, a court has been told.







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