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Libyan east hails "freedom"

Reuters - Asmaa Waguih - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Anti-government protesters make victory signs as they stand on an army tank near a square where people are protesting in Benghazi city, Libya, February 23, 2011.
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Obama Administration Drops Legal Defense of 'Marriage Act'

ABC News - Jake Tapper, Devin Dwyer - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Obama has instructed the Justice Department to stop defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which has since 1996 banned federal recognition of same-sex unions.
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Obama weighs 'full range of options' for Libya's Qaddafi

Christian Science Monitor - Howard LaFranchi - ‎44 minutes ago‎
President Obama condemns the Libyan government's violence and criticizes their claims that the uprisings in Libya and across the region have been driven by foreign powers.
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US crude oil price hits $100 for an instant

Financial Times - Gregory Meyer - ‎28 minutes ago‎
US crude oil briefly touched $100 a barrel the same way it first reached three digits in 2008: after a lone trader bought a single futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange floor.

In Wisconsin, a jarring new note in discordant debate

Reuters - James B. Kelleher, Greg McCune - ‎33 minutes ago‎
MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) - It's going to be a long and noisy fight. And wait until the vuvuzuelas arrive. As the debate in the Wisconsin state Assembly over Republican Gov.

Jazz made preemptive strike to move Williams and avoid Melo-like mess - Sean Deveney - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The ripple effect of the Carmelo Anthony ordeal in Denver reached north to Utah, spurring the Jazz to trade Deron Williams. Wednesday's blockbuster trade that sent Williams to New Jersey for a package of rookie Derrick Favors, point guard Devin Harris ...

Windows Phone 7 update put on hold for Samsung handsets

Ars Technica - Peter Bright - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Microsoft spokesman has told WinRumors that the minor update that started shipping on Monday has been suspended for Samsung handsets after many users reported that it failed to install, ...

NBA no longer fan-tastic

ESPN - Rick Reilly - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Collateral damage from the Carmelo Anthony trade: Veteran point guard Chauncey Billups, who enjoyed a good relationship with Denver coach George Karl, was forced to leave his hometown.

Apple rumored to release 3rd iPad this winter, redesigned MacBook Pro in 2012

Apple Insider - Katie Marsal - ‎1 hour ago‎
A flurry of new rumors suggest that Apple's true second-generation iPad may not surface until later this year, with next week's announcements possibly pertaining to an interim model.

Indiana AG fires deputy over 'live ammunition' tweets

Indianapolis Star - Mary Beth Schneider - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ball State will open the 2011 football season at Lucas Oil Stadium, playing Indiana on Sept. 3.- 3:35 pm Genesis Casket Co. will take over former SMC Corp.

Friend: Lindsay Lohan 'Terrified' of What Lies Ahead

PopEater - Rob Shuter - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Judge Keith L. Schwartz left little doubt in court on Wednesday: Lindsay Lohan is "going to jail" if she averts a trial and resolves her felony grand theft case in his courtroom, a declaration that has left ...

Linked, sometimes wrongly, to cancer

Chicago Tribune - Megan Johnson - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Megan Johnson, US News & World Report Many everyday products have been linked to cancer at some point in the past several decades.

Martin Sheen Trying To Help Charlie With 'Prayer'

Access Hollywood - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ashlee and Pete! Jude and Sienna! They're all residents of Splitville, USA as of 2011! You may have thought these stars only went by different names in the movies, but not so!

Tiger knocked out of Match Play - Tiger Woods - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By Sports Network Woods, the No. 1 seed in the Sam Snead bracket, was knocked off by Thomas Bjorn, 1-up, on the first extra hole Wednesday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

Oscars 2011: They're Finished!

Vanity Fair - John Lopez - ‎1 hour ago‎
Geoffrey Rush in a scene (and well-worn set) from best-picture front-runner The King's Speech. Copyright the Weinstein Company.

Shares slump as oil prices jump

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Australian stocks have dropped at the open to touch a fresh three-week low as investors worried about higher oil prices due to violence in Libya.

Justin Bieber's Haircut: The Inside Scoop from His Hairstylist

People Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Justin Bieber revealed his newly cropped do earlier this week, inciting a national debate over the singer's new look (admit, you miss the trademark hair swoosh just a little).

New Genetic Clues to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

WebMD - Brenda Goodman - ‎3 hours ago‎
Feb. 23, 2011 -- An international team of researchers says it has found a gene and its associated protein that appears to play a key role in how well women withstand stress and fear, which may influence the development of ...

Reds' Gomes sets the record straight on Wainwright reaction

USA Today - Scott Boeck - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Was Reds outfielder Jonny Gomes celebrating the downfall of a rival's injury, or just in shock when he heard the news Wednesday of St. Louis Cardinals' Adam Wainwright's 'significant' elbow injury?

More Details on Jennifer Aniston's “Sexy” New Haircut

People Magazine - Jesus Aparicio - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Jennifer Aniston may no longer be sporting “the Rachel,” but the fascination with her every strand of hair continues. Aniston caused quite a stir this week by chopping her luscious long locks into a sexy bob, so it's no surprise that the world wants to ...

New Zealand Expands Rescue Efforts

Wall Street Journal - Lucy Craymer, Geoffrey Rogow - ‎19 minutes ago‎
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand—Rescue workers and volunteers intensified the search for an estimated 300 people who remain unaccounted for in the rubble of buildings destroyed in an earthquake, as police enforced a curfew ...

401(k) savings hit record high

CNNMoney - Jessica Dickler - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The average 401(k) balance hit a 10-year high at the end of last year as the recession waned and more Americans bulked up their retirement savings.

Libya: Italy fears 300000 refugees - Nick Squires - ‎1 hour ago‎
Italy fears that up to 300000 Libyans could try to reach Italian soil as a result of the chaos in the North African country. By Nick Squires, Lampedusa 11:33PM GMT 23 Feb 2011 Franco Frattini, the foreign minister, said Italy was bracing for an exodus ...
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