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Andrew Breitbart probably died of heart attack, family says

Los Angeles Times -
Andrew Breitbart's family members said Thursday they believe that the conservative Web innovator and journalist died of a heart attack, through officials have not made an official cause of death.

Senate Rejects Step Targeting Coverage of Contraception

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday upheld President Obama's birth control policy, voting to kill a Republican effort to let employers and health insurance companies deny coverage for contraceptives and other items they object to on religious or moral ...

Window Shopping: A Look at the Windows Store

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By Jared Newman, PCWorld Mar 1, 2012 3:41 PM Like Apple's iOS App Store and Google's Android Market, the Windows Store is a central location for browsing, purchasing, and downloading apps.

Box office preview: 'The Lorax' should see plenty of green this weekend

Entertainment Weekly -
by John Young So far the box office is up 16 percent compared to last year, and Hollywood will try to keep the good times rolling by offering two new movies that should perform well with their respective target audiences.

Davis Love III leads at the Honda Classic

Los Angeles Times -
He shoots a six-under 64 to tie the course record and open a two-shot lead. Tiger Woods' 71 puts him in a tie for 68th. Davis Love III tees off at No.

Syrian forces overrun opposition in rebel stronghold of Homs

Washington Post -
BEIRUT —Syrian government forces overran an opposition stronghold in the central city of Homs on Thursday, raising concerns about the safety of the civilians still trapped there and exposing the limitations of the fledgling armed resistance movement ...

US Defendants Leave Egypt Amid Growing Backlash

New York Times -
CAIRO - Two United States-financed nonprofit groups paid about $4 million in bail on Thursday in order to fly 11 employees out of reach of Egyptian courts in a deal that capped weeks of bruising diplomatic wrangling and set off a new outpouring of ...

William Hague orders evacuation of all British diplomats from Syria -
William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, has ordered the evacuation of all British diplomats from Syria and closed the UK embassy in Damascus because of mounting security threats.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signs gay marriage bill

Los Angeles Times -
The law will take effect in 2013 if it survives a challenge by opponents, who are already gathering signatures for a referendum. Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov.

Murder Charges Are Filed in School Shooting Rampage

Wall Street Journal -
By JACK NICAS As students returned for a day of counseling to the Cleveland-area high school where three students were shot to death Monday, prosecutors charged a teenager with multiple counts of murder in connection with the shooting.

Yelp prices IPO above target

By Julianne Pepitone @CNNMoneyTech March 1, 2012: 9:12 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Reviews site Yelp priced its initial public offering at $15 a share late Thursday, above the target set by the company.

Auto Sales Pick Up Pace Despite Rising Gas Prices

New York Times -
DETROIT - Auto sales jumped 16 percent last month to the highest level since before the recession, helped by declining unemployment and improving consumer confidence even as gasoline prices topped $4 a gallon in parts of the country.

Even after backlash, banks quietly pursuing fees

The Associated Press -
NEW YORK (AP) - Big banks, facing declining revenues and a regulatory climate that leaves them fewer creative ways to make money, are quietly introducing or experimenting with fees that are sure to outrage customers.

Romney, allies bring big spending advantage to Ohio

Reuters -
* Romney and allies continue to far outspend Santorum * Santorum, Romney Super PACs build up Ohio presence * Pro-Gingrich Super PAC returns after new donation By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - Even as Republican front-runner Mitt ...

Michigan GOP changes delegate award after vote

The Associated Press -
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan GOP officials have raised a ruckus in the presidential race by awarding native son Mitt Romney 16 of the state's delegates rather than the 15 it appeared he won in Tuesday's primary election.

Obama Seeks to End Subsidies for Oil and Gas Companies

New York Times -
NASHUA, NH - With his re-election fate increasingly tied to the price Americans are paying at the gas pump, President Obama asked Congress on Thursday to end $4 billion in subsidies for oil and gas companies and vowed to tackle the country's long-term ...

Romney campaign turns to shallow pockets

Los Angeles Times -
The GOP hopeful has gotten much of his campaign money from big donors, but now his fundraisers are looking for new sources of cash.

Guess who'd like to 'throttle' AT&T now?

by Charles Cooper March 1, 2012 5:11 PM PST Follow @coopeydoop AT&T customers are a decidedly unhappy lot after hearing about policy change on throttling data speeds for subscribers with unlimited data plans.

Game Changer for Zynga: No Facebook

Wall Street Journal -
By IAN SHERR Zynga Inc. made its "Project Z" official Thursday, saying that gamers will be able to play the company's popular titles on Zynga.

A Button That Makes You Forget: On Deleting My Google Web History

Wired News -
By Tim Carmody Google's new privacy policy took effect today, March 1, at midnight. Last night, I deleted my Google web history, which recorded my history of keyword and image searches, books read (including individual page numbers), local maps and ...

Proview says no settlement negotiations yet with Apple over iPad trademark

Apple Insider -
By AppleInsider Staff Proview's lawyer has revealed that the company is still hoping Apple will get in contact to begin out-of-court negotiations for a settlement in the ongoing legal disagreement over ownership of the Chinese iPad trademark.

Justin Bieber's New Wax Figure Revealed for His Birthday

E! Online -
And then there was Madame Tussauds revealing a brand new wax figure of the pop-singing phenomenon looking very manly indeed... OK, so he doesn't look that much different from his last wax statue with girlfriend Selena Gomez.

Is Snooki Hiding a Baby Bump?

People Magazine -
By Marla Lehner Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi hasn't responded to the latest rumors that she's pregnant, but sometimes actions speak louder than words.

50th Anniversary of a Scoring Feat That's as Much Legend as Record

New York Times -
When Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points against the Knicks on March 2, 1962, he did so in semi-obscurity. There were no televisions cameras, few reporters and only 4124 spectators at Hershey (Pa.

Eagles Place Franchise Tag On DeSean Jackon

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed their franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson, the team announced Thursday. The deadline for teams to use their franchise tender is Monday.

Meet the Cuddly New York Knicks

Wall Street Journal -
By JASON GAY The whole scene looked reasonably adorable: Fields swaying in a jacket and jeans, cheered on by teammates Amar'e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin, Tyson Chandler, Iman Shumpert and Jared Jeffries.

Report: Hackers Seized Control of Computers in NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab

Wired News -
By Kim Zetter Illustration showing NASA's newest Martian rover, the Curiosity, which will look for past or current conditions favorable for life when it lands later this year.

Ocean acidification may be worst in 300 million years: study

WASHINGTON - High levels of pollution may be turning the planet's oceans acidic at a faster rate than at any time in the past 300 million years, with unknown consequences for future sea life, researchers said Thursday.

HIV rate among US intravenous drug users falls: CDC

Reuters -
By Julie Steenhuysen | CHICAGO (Reuters) - HIV infections among intravenous drug users in the United States have fallen by half in the past decade, but HIV testing is also down and risky behaviors such as needle-sharing persist, US health experts said ...

Myth busted: Sleep quality improves as you grow older

Times of India -
LONDON: The belief that sleep quality declines in old age may be false, as a new study has found that it gets better with age. In a telephonic survey of over 150000 adults, a team at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Sleep & Circadian ...


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