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'King's Speech' takes top trophies at Oscars

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The period film wins for best picture, director and original screenplay, and Colin Firth takes the lead actor award. Natalie Portman takes honors for lead actress. - - Kansas City Star - CNN

Gadhafi clings to power after some security forces turn against him

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- As relentless unrest enter a 14th day Monday, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi remained defiant and gave no indication of appeasing protesters' demands for him to leave.
ABC Online - Financial Times - - NPR

Police stop short of evicting demonstrators from Wisconsin capitol

Washington Post - Michael A. Fletcher - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Demonstrators at the Capitol building in Madison are protesting Republican Gov. Scott Walker's proposed legislation to cut public employees' benefits and eliminate most of their collective bargaining rights.
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OIL FUTURES: Crude Spikes As Much As $2/Bbl On Mideast Unrest

Wall Street Journal - ‎32 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)--Crude-oil futures spiked in Asia Monday, with prices rising more than $2 a barrel in early trade as investors grew more concerned that political turmoil in the Middle East would lead to disruptions in oil supply.

Charlie Sheen: I'll Keep Doing "Men" - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Charlie Sheen believes in miracles -- because he not only tells TMZ he'd gladly do another season of "Two and Half Men" ... he'd also work with his boss Chuck Lorre again ... you know, the guy he called a "piece of s**t" and challenged to a fight.

Oman Stocks Slump the Most in 15 Months as Protests Spread; Dubai Retreats

Bloomberg - ‎16 minutes ago‎
By Zahra Hankir - Mon Feb 28 08:06:49 GMT 2011 Persian Gulf shares dropped, sending Oman's benchmark stock index down the most in more than a year, as political unrest in the region spread to the sultanate, prompting investors to trim riskier emerging ...

Oscars: Melissa Leo

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Melissa Leo does her best work portraying tough, take-charge women and her turn as Alice in 'The Fighter' proves it's a winning formula.

HSBC Earnings Miss Estimates as Investment Bank Profit Falls

Bloomberg - Jon Menon, Gavin Finch - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The HSBC company logo sits outside an HSBC Holdings Plc bank branch in London. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe's biggest bank, reported full-year earnings that ...

Tunisia's interim President appoints new PM

Xinhua - Fang Yang - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhuanet) -- Tunisia's interim President has appointed the country's former foreign minister as Prime Minister, after Mo-hamed Ghannouchi resigned on Sunday.

AAP Seeks to Dispel 'Fever Myth'

MedPage Today - Kristina Fiore - ‎3 hours ago‎
When talking to parents about managing fever in their children, physicians should emphasize that there's no need to normalize the child's temperature, researchers say.

Last US veteran of World War I dies

AFP - Carlos Hamann - ‎22 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The last US veteran of World War I, who lied about his age to join the army in 1917, has died at the age of 110, ending America's living connection with the Great War.

Hall of Fame center fielder Duke Snider dies at 84

Houma Courier - Ben Walker - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Duke Snider played center in Ebbets Field and stickball on the streets of Brooklyn. He was immortalized in a song recalling a golden era in baseball and was once part of one of the sport's great debates.

Obama, Biden to Meet With Governors at White House

ABC News - Philip Elliott - ‎17 minutes ago‎
AP By PHILIP ELLIOTT AP AP President Barack Obama offers a toast with governors, government officials and their spouses at the 2011 Governors Dinner in the State Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011.

NBA game results, Feb. 27

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP And just like that, the Knicks ended the Heat's home winning streak at seven games. Chauncey Billups made the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:01 left, Stoudemire blocked James' layup try with seven seconds remaining to protect a one-point lead, ...

Factbox: What happens in a U.S. government shutdown?

Reuters - Thomas Ferraro, Paul Simao - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Reuters) - The White House and the US Congress have until the end of this week to reach agreement on a federal spending-cut bill for the rest of this fiscal year -- or face a partial shutdown of the US government.

Jeff Gordon gets first win since 2009

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Jeff Gordon passed Kyle Busch with eight laps left and then stretched his lead at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.

New Zealand Quake Damages May Cost as Much as $15.1 Billion

Bloomberg - Phoebe Sedgman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Repairs to the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch after two earthquakes within the past six months may cost as much as NZ$20 billion ($15.1 billion), Prime Minister John Key said.

HK stocks end up, trim losses for month; HSBC leads

Reuters - Chris Lewis - ‎56 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks finished higher on Monday as large cap financials advanced ahead of annual results from HSBC, raising the risk of a pull-back if Europe's largest lender disappoints with a tepid earnings forecast.

Motorola XOOM overclocked to 1.5GHz Speed - Samir Makwana - ‎3 hours ago‎
Google Android platform developers and enthusiasts jumped with joy when Motorola confirmed that XOOM tablet's bootloader was customizable.

Oscars: Most Awkward Moments During the Telecast

Hollywood Reporter - ‎1 hour ago‎
Co-hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco, along with presenters Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, had some odd exchanges during Sunday's ABC broadcast.

SeaMicro's New Server Has Latest Intel Atom N570 Chip

PCWorld - Agam Shah - ‎3 hours ago‎
SeaMicro on Monday announced a low-power server that includes 256 of Intel's latest Atom N570 dual-core processors. The SM10000-64 has 512 Atom processing cores running at 1.66GHz, which combine to deliver 850GHz of processing ...

Donald wins Match Play in record fashion

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Doug Ferguson - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP MARANA, Ariz. - The weirdest week ever at the Match Play Championship ended with what must have felt like a strange sensation for Luke Donald.

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