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Thu May 19, 2011
Europe

Russians Wait To Find Out Who's Running For President

Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev and his Prime Minister Vladimir Putin are sending confusing signals about which of them intends to stand as candidate in next year's presidential election. Moscow is rife with speculation over which of the two men will emerge on top.

4:00am

Thu May 19, 2011
Around the Nation

Frito-Lay Uses Time Square For PR Stunt

NPR's Neda Ulaby goes inside one massive PR stunt. Frito Lay setup in Times Square with Padma Lakshmi of Top Chef to promote the company's products as healthy and all-natural.

4:00am

Thu May 19, 2011
Business

TV Networks Offer Advertisers Plenty Of New Shows

In New York this week, TV networks are unveiling their new fall schedules to media outlets and advertisers. Renee Montagne talks to Kim Masters about some of buzz-worthy shows. Masters hosts The Business on member station KCRW, and is an editor-at-large for The Hollywood Reporter.

4:00am

Thu May 19, 2011
Business

IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Resigns Amid Sex Charges

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled managing director of the International Monetary Fund, resigned Wednesday, saying he wanted to devote "all his energy" to battle the sexual assault charges he faces in New York.

1:07am

Thu May 19, 2011
Business

IMF's Strauss-Kahn Resigns Amid Sex Charges

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled managing director of International Monetary Fund, resigned Wednesday, saying he wanted to devote "all his energy" to battle the sexual assault charges he faces in New York.

The IMF's executive board released a letter from the French executive Wednesday in which he denied the allegations lodged against him but said that with "sadness" he felt he must resign. He said that he was thinking of his family and that he wanted to protect the IMF.

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