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Live updates of anti-government protests in Libya

The Guardian - ‎13 minutes ago‎
1.25am: In comparison to the protests in Tunisia and Egypt, the nature of Libya's regime has meant that it has been much more difficult for the international media to get a handle on events there.
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In Surprise Ending, Trevor Bayne Captures Daytona 500

New York Times - Viv Bernstein - ‎10 minutes ago‎
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - With a record number of lead changes, leaders and cautions from wrecks that took out some of the biggest names in Nascar, it was only appropriate that the most unpredictable Daytona 500 in history ended with the ... - - Denver Post - Sacramento Bee

Wisconsin Protesters Say They Are Staying Put

New York Times - Monica Davey - ‎10 minutes ago‎
MADISON, Wis. - Union leaders urged Wisconsin teachers to return to work at schools that are open on Monday, but large protests were expected to continue at the Capitol against a plan to cut collective bargaining rights and benefits to ...
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Analysis: G20 keeps China onboard but tough talks lie ahead

Reuters - Daniel Flynn - ‎22 minutes ago‎
PARIS (Reuters) - A hard-fought compromise saved a weekend G20 meeting from failure by winning Chinese backing for a set of indicators on economic imbalances, but the divided group faces a tougher task agreeing on how to use the list.

House GOP spares no pet projects in trimming budget

Washington Post - Philip Rucker - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Everyone knew Republicans would try to defund President Obama's signature health-care overhaul. They've made that clear since taking over the House majority.

Treading Water Isn't Enough for the Knicks

New York Times - William C. Rhoden - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Matt Sayles/AP Keep up with the latest news, on the court and off, with The Times's basketball blog. Knicks fans have apparently become so starved for success that OK is great and mediocre is the accepted norm.

Israel monitoring Suez-bound Iran ships, but sees no real threat

Ha'aretz - Anshel Pfeffer - ‎39 minutes ago‎
IDF source says that as long as the ships, as expected, stay outside Israel's territorial waters and make no aggressive moves, there will be no confrontation.

Aaron Baddeley wins the Northern Trust Open - ‎1 hour ago‎
Aaron Baddeley carded a final round of 3-under-par 69 and won the Northern Trust Open by two-strokes over Vijay Singh. Two players, Aaron Baddeley and Fred Couples, broke away from the field and were in a head-to-head match for the opening holes.

Government spokesperson: Museveni Victory Deserved

Voice of America - Peter Clottey - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, wearing hat at left, stands in a queue as he waits with other voters to place his ballot in Kiruhura district, which is Museveni's home area, at a Polling station about 300 Kms (200 miles) west of ...

Commemorating Davis's Confederate Inauguration

New York Times - Campbell Robertson - ‎4 hours ago‎
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - One hundred and fifty years and one day later, the South did it again. People gathered for the Confederate Heritage Rally in front of the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.

US stands by Israel, angers Palestinians

Xinhua - Adam Gonn - ‎1 hour ago‎
JERUSALEM Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The decision by the United States to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction, was met with a sigh of relief by Israel but with anger among Palestinians.

Liam Neeson thriller “Unknown” Tops Weekend Box Office - Scott Mendelson - ‎52 minutes ago‎
By Scott Mendelson It was a crowded weekend at the box office for the second weekend in a row, as three major openers squared off against a surprisingly resilient animated feature from the week before.

Maryland 87, N.C. State 80

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Tunisia requests to extradite former president

Xinhua - ‎51 minutes ago‎
TUNIS, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tunisia's interim government has asked Saudi Arabia whether former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who obtained asylum in the Gulf kingdom was still alive, in case demanding his extradition following "new charges against ...

NFL, union meet for third straight day with mediator

New York Post - Howard Fendrich - ‎8 minutes ago‎
AP WASHINGTON -- The NFL and its players' union met before a federal mediator for the third consecutive day on Sunday, trying to find common ground for a new labor deal before the current one expires.

Crackdown to stop pro-democracy rallies in China

Irish Times - Clifford Coonan - ‎1 hour ago‎
FEARFUL THE wave of change sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East could undermine the position of the Communist Party, Chinese security forces took to the streets of 13 major cities yesterday to squash any displays of dissent after a ...

Round 3 Notebook: ACE Group Classic

PGA Tour - Phil Stambaugh - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Weather: Sunny with highs near 80 degrees and winds from the NE in the afternoon at 5-10 mph. • Bernhard Langer, the three-time Champions Tour Player of the Year, carded a final-round 66 to easily win his first event ...

Google Social Search Upstaged by Facebook in Bing Bar

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎12 hours ago‎
Google's upgrade of its Social Search feature was quickly outdone by Microsoft Bing, which released a revamped Bing Bar with deeper integration with Facebook.

US 'gravely concerned' by Libya, warns on travel

Reuters - Pedro Nicolaci da Costa, Arshad Mohammed - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON Feb 20 (Reuters) - The United States said on Sunday it was deeply concerned by credible reports of hundreds of deaths and injuries during protests in Libya, and urged the government to allow demonstrators to ...

Corporate America's economic outlook

Reuters - Brendan McDermid - ‎5 hours ago‎
A man walks past the New York Stock Exchange in New York during the morning commute, January 18, 2011. By Emily Kaiser WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street and the US government statisticians seem to have very different views on the state of the economy.

In Morocco, Fears of Chaos Temper Calls for Change

New York Times - Steven Erlanger - ‎40 minutes ago‎
People chanted during a protest march in Rabat, Morocco's capital, on Sunday. Between 3000 and 5000 people demonstrated. By STEVEN ERLANGER CASABLANCA, Morocco - For Morocco, a kingdom on the western edge of North Africa, the calls for change sweeping ...

Saudi Arabia says it's ready to help Bahrain's rulers

Washington Post - Janine Zacharia, Michael Birnbaum - ‎2 hours ago‎
Motivated by recent shows of political strength by neighbors in Egypt, demonstrators are taking to the streets of many capital cities to rally for change.

Iran Squelches Protest Attempt in Capital

New York Times - Liz Robbins, Mark Mazzetti - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Antigovernment protesters gathered throughout much of Iran on Sunday, most concentrated in the capital Tehran, to mark the deaths of two men killed during demonstrations last Monday.

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