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Bahrain authorities launch surprise attack on protesters

Los Angeles Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Tear gas canisters bombard sleeping protesters in Manama's Pearl Square. At least two men are reported killed by rubber bullets.
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IBM Moving Watson Supercomputer Beyond 'Jeopardy' To Health-Care

Wall Street Journal - Shara Tibken - ‎27 minutes ago‎
After trouncing "Jeopardy!'s" best and brightest, International Business Machines Corp.'s (IBM) Watson supercomputer is on to a new challenge--health-care.
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Christie, in Washington, Chides Everyone on Debt

New York Times - Jeff Zeleny - ‎28 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey arrived here Wednesday, opened with a few jokes to an audience not far from the White House and Capitol Hill and then delivered a bipartisan scolding to President Obama and Republicans in ...
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Pujols: 'We strongly feel this is the best course of action'

USA Today - Bob Nightengale - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nine hours after his self-imposed deadline to negotiate a contract extension passed, Albert Pujols broke his silence and made what could be his final public comments on negotiations with the St. Louis Cardinals, ...

US worries Egypt military not doing enough

Los Angeles Times - Jeffrey Fleishman - ‎2 hours ago‎
Officials are privately pressing the new military rulers to follow through on post-Mubarak democracy. Women walk Wednesday past a tank in Tahrir Square.

Sen. Scott Brown reveals abuse -- and a pain other survivors know

Los Angeles Times - Mary Forgione - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sen. Scott Brown made headlines on Wednesday, revealing that he was sexually and physically abused as a child -- and describing the enduring legacy of that abuse.

Lakers enter break on skid - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Looking nothing like the defending NBA champions, they dropped their third straight game, a stunning 104-99 loss Wednesday night to the Cleveland Cavaliers - the league's worst team, which avenged a 55-point embarrassment against Los Angeles last month ...

Secret Report Ordered by Obama Identified Potential Uprisings

New York Times - Mark Landler - ‎56 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama ordered his advisers last August to produce a secret report on unrest in the Arab world, which concluded that without sweeping political changes, countries from Bahrain to Yemen were ripe for popular revolt, ...

Prop. 8 delay: California court will decide if gay-marriage foes can appeal

Christian Science Monitor - Elizabeth Fuller - ‎1 hour ago‎
The California Supreme Court will answer a sticky legal question: Can the opponents of gay marriage who backed Prop. 8 defend it in court?

Google's One Pass a Tool for Paid World Wide Web

Tom's Hardware Guide - Marcus Yam - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The internet is all about freedom of information, but it's also a place of real business these days. Some of the older media are now charging for content behind a pay wall.

Libya protests: Activists call for 'day of anger'

BBC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Anti-government activists in Libya have been using social networking sites to rally support for protests on what they are describing as a "day of anger".

State Senate Budget Committee votes on cuts

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Seeking to trim $12 billion from California's spending plan, the committee votes to increase drug Medi-Cal costs for patients and reduce payments to providers, among other cuts.

NASCAR - Camping World Truck - NextEra Energy Resources 250 Preview - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The Camping World Truck Series begins this week in Daytona for the 12thannual NextEra Energy Resources 250, as Timothy Peters defends his title.

Apple details GSM, CDMA iPhone differences, AT&T CEO disparages App Store

Apple Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AppleInsider Staff Apple has posted a support document detailing the differences between GSM and CDMA iPhones, and the AT&T CEO criticized Apple's App Store business model, touting instead an interoperable carrier-driven HTML 5 application store.

US HOT STOCKS: NetApp, CBS, Williams Active In Late Trading

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
US stocks closed higher Wednesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 62 points to 12288, the Standard & Poor's 500 rose 8.3 points to 1336 and the Nasdaq Composite increased 21 points to 2826.
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Google's Android the Talk of Barcelona

Wall Street Journal - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By SHAYNDI RAICE A year after wireless carriers gave Google Inc. a testy reception at their big industry conference in Barcelona, the software company's Android operating system has become the star of the show.

Borders files bankruptcy and plans to close 30% of stores as book market changes

Washington Post - Michael S. Rosenwald - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Dr. Jill Britton is one of many local residents disappointed by the news that borders will close several of its local stores. By Michael S. Rosenwald Borders Group, the bookstore chain whose rise helped crush scores of independent booksellers, ...

Lindsay Lohan NOT Appearing on David Letterman - Ellen Stodola - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Earlier, it was announced that Lohan would do the Top Ten, but this is not true. With Lindsay Lohan's recent legal troubles, you would think that the last thing that she would have time to do would be to make a television appearance.

Rockets' defense takes early vacation in loss to 76ers

Houston Chronicle - Jonathan Feigen - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Rockets forward Jordan Hill and 76ers forward Elton Brand fight for position on a rebound attempt. Somewhere on a beach, or maybe in a casino or resort city, the Rockets defense must already be having a lovely time.

Five Facts About New 'Wonder Woman' Star Adrianne Palicki

Hollywood Reporter - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Her first acting role was a "Lost in Space" remake, and she does her own stunts and collects comic books. 1. She's already a comic book fan.

UW-Madison head supports split from UW system

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sharif Durhams - ‎1 hour ago‎
While leaders of the UW System's 27 campuses have been pushing for more freedom from state rules on purchasing, pay and other areas, the chancellor at the flagship campus quietly urged that the Walker ...

Dallas pooch makes final cut at Westminster dog show

Dallas Morning News - Erinn Connor - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP Win it like Beckham: A Dallas cocker spaniel, named after the soccer player, this week added the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's sporting dogs honor to his numerous awards.

Motorola Xoom priced at $799

CNET - David Carnoy - ‎9 hours ago‎
In case you missed it, last weekend Best Buy briefly had Motorola's upcoming Xoom tablet priced at $1199.99 on its Web site, announcing it would be available for preorder on February 17.
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