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In Libya, Kadafi's forces launch assault on rebel-held city

Los Angeles Times - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Forces led by one of Moammar Kadafi's sons battle to regain control of Zawiya, west of the capital. Dozens of civilians are killed, witnesses say, as is a leading rebel commander.
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Gabrielle Giffords shooting suspect charged with murder

Christian Science Monitor - Jacques Billeaud - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gabrielle Giffords shooting suspect: Jared Lee Loughner has been charged with the murders of US District Judge John Roll and Gabrielle Giffords aide Gabe Zimmerman, as well as causing the deaths of four others.
CNN International - Wall Street Journal - New York Times - Reuters - Wikipedia: 2011 Tucson shooting

Tata case puts focus on arrest process

Houston Chronicle - Jeannie Kever - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Police on TV are quick to hold suspects for questioning while they continue the investigation or demand that people surrender their passports before an arrest is made.
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Best Buy rumored to give Apple's iPad to all its sales associates

Apple Insider - Josh Ong - ‎4 hours ago‎
A new report claims that big-box electronics retailer Best Buy may be preparing to hand out iPads to each of the on-floor sales associates in its 1100 US stores.

NFL owners, players extend collective bargaining talks by a week

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The players union and the league will take the weekend off before resuming negotiations about how to share the NFL's $9 billion in annual revenue.

China Plans Smaller Deficit of $137 Billion in 2011 as Economy Rebounds

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Bloomberg News - Sat Mar 05 03:39:36 GMT 2011 China plans to run a smaller budget deficit this year as the world's second-largest economy rebounds from the global financial crisis.

Spurs rout Heat in Parker's return - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Manu Ginobili scored 20 points, Tony Parker made a surprise return to the starting lineup and the San Antonio Spurs handed the skidding Miami Heat their most lopsided loss of the season, 125-95 on Friday night.

US Stocks Rise as Economic Optimism Overshadows Increase in Oil Prices

Bloomberg - Cecile Vannucci, Nikolaj Gammeltoft - ‎42 minutes ago‎
US stocks rose this week, with a rebound in the final hour of trading yesterday preserving the advance, after improvements in employment and service industries overshadowed ...

BBC reporter in China set upon by thugs

BBC News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The Chinese government has been rounding up dozens of human rights defenders, lawyers and others and has banned foreign journalists from filming in parts of the capital Beijing.

Topamax may pose birth defect risk

Boston Globe - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP / March 5, 2011 WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is warning women of child-bearing age that the epilepsy drug Topamax can increase the risk of birth defects around the mouth.

Flood of Fleeing Migrants Eases at Tunisian Border Crossing

New York Times - Scott Sayare - ‎3 hours ago‎
Refugees waited for food being handed out by the United Nations and Tunisian volunteers at a camp near the Libyan border. By SCOTT SAYARE RAS AJDIR BORDER CROSSING, Tunisia - The flow of migrant workers fleeing Libya into Tunisia slowed drastically on ...

Big Jump in Private Jobs Bolsters Recovery Hopes

New York Times - Catherine Rampell - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Visitors checked job listings at a state employment services office in New York on Thursday. By CATHERINE RAMPELL The economic waiting game may soon be over, as businesses signal that they are finally willing to resume widespread hiring.

Democrats' budget toes Obama line

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama, speaking at Miami Central Senior High School, shares many goals for education with Florida's former governor, Jeb Bush, who appeared with him yesterday.

Boys basketball | Michigan high school player died of cardiac arrest

Chicago Tribune - Matt Helms - ‎50 minutes ago‎
DETROIT - The chief medical examiner for Ottawa County in western Michigan on Friday ruled the cause of death for high school basketball star Wes Leonard was cardiac arrest brought on by dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition the athlete may ...

David Arquette OK after crash

Toronto Sun - ‎12 minutes ago‎
By WENN.COM David Arquette has assured fans he's fine following a head-on car crash in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon. The actor has taken to his Twitter.

Bulls rule boards and stop Magic 89-81 with 23 2nd-chance points

Chicago Tribune - K.C. Johnson - ‎1 hour ago‎
ORLANDO, Fla. - Hours before the Bulls' impressive 89-81 victory over the Magic, assistant coach Ron Adams cracked Omer Asik up by telling all within earshot that Asik planned to sing the Turkish national anthem before ...

'American Idol': Q&As With the Top 13!

Entertainment Weekly - Carrie Bell, Adam B. Vary - ‎19 minutes ago‎
This year's class dishes on what sets them each apart, the sudden death semi-final, themes, make-overs, judges, and more! By Carrie Bell, Adam B. Vary | Mar 05, 2011 After a nail-biting live two-hour results show that revealed America's top five male ...

Kasich enacts business-regulation reforms

Youngstown Vindicator - Marc Kovac - ‎38 minutes ago‎
With the strokes of 11 pens, Gov. John Kasich signed into law a second of his campaign promises, establishing a new process for reviewing the costs of new and existing regulations to businesses.

Halle Berry, Tyler Perry Honored at NAACP Image Awards

Hollywood Reporter - Sofia M. Fernandez, Stacey Wilson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ice Cube, Terrence Howard, Mary J. Blige and Sofia Vergara are also recognized at the civil rights group's annual celebration of people of color in the arts.

RIM's marketing head quits

Times of India - ‎9 minutes ago‎
TORONTO: The head of marketing for Research In Motion will leave the company in six months, raising questions about BlackBerry branding as the smartphone maker gets set to launch its long-awaited PlayBook tablet.

'Spider-Man' Is Cited Again for Violations

New York Times - Kevin Flynn - ‎1 hour ago‎
Federal regulators on Friday cited “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” for three serious workplace safety violations, though the proposed fine of $12600 is unlikely to faze a production that has already run through $65 million.

Libya Goes Dark Again Even While Internet Servers Continue Running

eWeek - Fahmida Y. Rashid - ‎6 hours ago‎
Libya shut down Internet access again on March 3, but it's using a new technique to throttle network traffic even though it appears the nation's Web servers are still technically up and running.
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