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Libya protests: 140 'massacred' as Gaddafi sends in snipers to crush dissent - Nick Meo - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Women and children leapt from bridges to their deaths as they tried to escape a ruthless crackdown by Libyan forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
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Wisconsin protests continue; counter-demonstrators support governor's bill

Washington Post - Brady Dennis, Peter Whoriskey - ‎45 minutes ago‎
A clear, cold Saturday saw some of the largest crowds yet descend upon Wisconsin's state capitol to march, chant and shout about Republican Gov.
70000 liven Madison protests Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
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Bahrain Set for Talks

Wall Street Journal - Joe Parkinson - ‎45 minutes ago‎
MANAMA, Bahrain—Bahrain's political crisis continued to cool down on Sunday, as seven opposition groups working to present protesters demands here said they would meet to coordinate a response to the government's call for dialogue.
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Dunk trophy is for Griffin family friend

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Clippers rookie spends part of All-Star weekend doing 'shout-outs' for TV networks overseas. Clippers rookie Blake Griffin hangs on the rim after dunking an alley-oop pass from Baron Davis (in sunroof of car) to cap a win in the NBA Dunk Contest on ...

Apple's taking 30 percent of app store subscriptions is an unkind cut

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple is requiring that media applications cost the same in the App Store as at a company's home site. ( The phrase "30 percent" now amounts to fighting words in the media and gadget industries.

Congress, Obama brace for showdown as government shutdown looms

Washington Post - Paul Kane - ‎1 hour ago‎
The prospect of a government shutdown appeared more possible Saturday after the House passed a budget measure in the pre-dawn hours that cuts $61 billion - and was immediately rejected by Senate Democrats and President Obama.

'I Am Number Four'

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A refugee from a decimated planet lives an anonymous existence as a teen in small-town Ohio until another alien race tries to hunt down him and other refugees.

Nets jump back into Melo fray

Denver Post - Chris Dempsey - ‎30 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - After a slow start to the Carmelo Anthony trade saga Saturday, things picked up again by the end of the night. Although Anthony has given no indication he will sign the three-year, $65 million contract extension with the ...

Death toll of suicide attacks in eastern Afghan town rises to 38

Xinhua - ‎50 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Death toll of the suicide attacks on a bank in Nangarhar's provincial capital Jalalabad has climbed to 38 and over 70 others received injuries on Saturday, spokesman for provincial administration Zamarai Bashari said Sunday.

Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding invitation

CNN - Simon Perry - ‎1 hour ago‎
With its gold lettering and gilded edge, this stiff white card has been arriving in the mailboxes of some of the best-connected people around the world.

Ugandan President Leads Vote With Most Ballots Counted

BusinessWeek - Sarah McGregor, Fred Ojambo - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni maintained his lead in the country's Feb. 18 election after results from more than 90 percent of polling stations have been counted, the Electoral Commission of ...

Scientist finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

The Associated Press - ‎9 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a scientist's video and slides that demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor.

Deputy Foreign Minister calls UN a 'rubber stamp' for Arab countries

Ha'aretz - Tess Scheflan - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Ayalon says US only country capable of advancing peace process, adds Washington understands the difference between legitimate discussion and decisions that have practical significance.

Winds cut power, spread fires across DC area, topple National Christmas Tree

Washington Post - Lori Aratani, Hamil R. Harris - ‎2 hours ago‎
Paul Wingate uses a garden hose to help put out a brush fire encroaching on his neighbor's house in Fort Washington. To see more photos of the fires caused by the destructive winds, visit postlocal.

Baddeley's 67 yields 1-shot lead

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Aaron Baddeley made only one mistake in the shifting weather at Riviera, posting a 4-under-par 67 Saturday to grab a one-shot lead over Fred Couples and Kevin Na in the Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles.

A week with my Verizon iPhone: pros and cons

The Business Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
Robert Scoble is an American blogger, technical evangelist, and author. He currently works for Rackspace and the Rackspace sponsored community site Building 43.

Stern says lockout not a goal

Washington Post - Michael Lee - ‎45 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - NBA Commissioner David Stern said the goal of the owners is not to lock out the players, but rather to build a "sustainable business model" that allows every team to compete for a championship.

1 killed as Yemeni police fire on marchers

Boston Globe - Ahmed Al-Haj - ‎2 hours ago‎
Antigovernment protesters shouted slogans and raised their shoes in Sana, Yemen, yesterday. It was the 10th day of protests. (Ammar Awad/Reuters) By Ahmed Al-Haj Associated Press / February 20, 2011 SANA, Yemen - Yemeni riot police in the capital ...

California School District Uses GPS to Track Truant Students

PC Magazine - David Murphy - ‎8 hours ago‎
Not even Ferris Bueller himself could have gotten around this one: A six-week pilot program by California's Anaheim Union High School District is testing the use of technology to combat tardiness amongst the district's seventh- and ...

'Nader and Simin' Wins Berlin Film Festival's Top Prize (Berlin)

Hollywood Reporter - Scott Roxborough - ‎13 hours ago‎
BERLIN –The Berlin Film Festival's red carpet could well have been painted green, the Iranian color of freedom, as Nader and Simin, A Separation from Iranian director Asghar Farhadi won the 2011 Golden Bear for best film.

World ruling systems discriminatory, unfair: Ahmadinejad

ISNA - ‎2 hours ago‎
TEHRAN (ISNA)-The world's ruling systems are discriminatory and unfair, said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. "Iran and Germany can work on respect for nations' independence and cooperation based on respect and justice," Ahmadinejad said in a ...

BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Will I Am Number Four Invade the Top Spot This Weekend?

MovieWeb - Jami Philbrick - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Last week the Adam Sandler comedy Just Go with It debuted at number one with $31 million. The movie managed to knock the college based thriller The Roommate out of the top spot after only one week on the charts.

League officials, NFLPA members huddle with federal mediator

USA Today - Tom Pedulla - ‎9 hours ago‎
NFL fans can only hope a second consecutive day of talks in front of a federal mediator will jump-start stalled negotiations and head off a possible lockout of players that could threaten next season.


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