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Libyan battle over Zawiya becomes a test of will

Los Angeles Times - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Moammar Kadafi's forces launched a predawn assault, rebels report, but a spokesman says that the opposition fighters pushed the regime's commandos out of the city by day's end.
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Romney seeks to address health care woes

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
BARTLETT, NH (AP) - Call it an attempt to address an obvious political vulnerability. Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney on Saturday derided President Barack Obama's health care law - modeled in some ways after one the ex-governor signed in ...
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Tornado slams La. town, downed tree kills mother

Houston Chronicle - ‎7 minutes ago‎
© 2011 AP RAYNE, La. - A tornado slammed a southwestern Louisiana town Saturday, killing a young mother who was sheltering her child and injuring 11 other people.
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NFL labor talks mediator is down in the trenches

Los Angeles Times - Sam Farmer - ‎2 hours ago‎
With pro football's 2011 season possibly on the line, the talks could come down to whether George H. Cohen can get the owners and players to agree.

Apple iPad 2: 10 Big Questions

PC Magazine - Lance Ulanoff - ‎7 hours ago‎
No doubt about it, the latest Apple tablet looks exciting, but Steve Jobs did leave us with a lot to ponder. By Lance Ulanoff You have to hand it to Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

State Security HQ overrun in Cairo

Washington Post - William Wan, Liz Sly - ‎53 minutes ago‎
CAIRO - Hundreds of protesters stormed the headquarters of Egypt's widely feared State Security Investigations agency in Cairo on Saturday and began sifting through thousands of potentially inflammatory documents, ...

Air Force launches unmanned spacecraft

USA Today - Todd Halvorson - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL - An unmanned US military spaceship that looks like a small space shuttle lifted off Saturday on a secretive shakedown cruise - one that could include the deployment and retrieval of a clandestine payload ...

NZ quake to cost up to NZ$15 billion - FinMin

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
WELLINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - The earthquake which shattered the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Feb. 22 would cost the country up to NZ$15 billion ($11 billion) and will also wipe 1.5 percent off GDP over five years, Finance Minister Bill ...

Sabbatini Takes Command at Honda Classic

New York Times - Larry Dorman - ‎1 hour ago‎
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Rory Sabbatini again shot the lowest score in the field at the Honda Classic on Saturday, deftly working his way through the snares, hazards and Bear Traps at the Champion Course at PGA National Resort & Spa ...

China to firmly curb excessive rise of housing prices in cities

Xinhua - Mu Xuequan - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese government will firmly curb the excessively rapid rise of housing prices in some cities this year, Premier Wen Jiabao said Saturday, voicing the determination to cool the red-hot property market.

The Adjustment Bureau: Matt Damon's Battle of the Angels

TIME - Richard Corliss - ‎1 hour ago‎
From Left: John Slattery, Anthony Mackie, Matt Damon and Andrew Schwartz in The Adjustment Bureau. You do - or don't - answer the phone, read an email, go to a party, catch the bus.

'East Coast Rapist' suspect tries to hang himself, police say

CNN - Susan Candiotti, Dana Garrett - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The man accused of being the East Coast Rapist tried to hang himself in his jail cell Saturday, police said, one day after he was arrested thanks to DNA from a tossed cigarette butt and an anonymous tip.

Charlie Sheen -- Live on the Internet - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Charlie Sheen is going live on the Internet (where have we seen that before?) ... hosting his own webcast over on called, "Sheen's Korner.

Patrick makes history with fourth-place run

Nascar - David Caraviello - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAS VEGAS -- As Mark Martin climbed out of his winning race car in Victory Lane on Saturday afternoon, another, smaller celebration was unfolding along pit road at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Why Is Paris Hilton Tweeting Charlie Sheen?

People Magazine - Mike Fleeman - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Getting ever more involved in the Charlie Sheen drama is Paris Hilton, who on Saturday sent him a Tweet with a winking emoticon saying, "Hey Neighbor, I think I might have Tigerblood and I'm definitely winning!

Nets Need 3-OT To Top Raptors In London

ESPN - Ian Whittell - ‎32 minutes ago‎
LONDON -- For a coach with more than 320 career NBA wins, including a trip to the Finals, it was a bold statement uttered by Avery Johnson on Saturday.

Michael Moore Rallies Pro-Union Demonstrators in Wisconsin

Hollywood Reporter - Sofia M. Fernandez - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The "Fahrenheit 9/11" documentarian implores crowd not to give up their fight to maintain public employees' collective bargaining rights.

Pittsburgh wins Big East outright with 60-50 trump of Villanova - Mike DeCourcy - ‎3 hours ago‎
PITTSBURGH - The Pitt Panthers' trek from the start of the Big East Conference season to the undisputed regular season championship involved lots of air miles, a bus ride down to West Virginia and more than a few trips along the length of the court at ...

Police confirm ID of girl, 6, found dead in Delray Beach canal

Palm Beach Post - Adam Playford - ‎8 hours ago‎
Ju'Tyra Allen, believed to be the 6-year-old girl pulled from a Delray canal on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Her brother, Jermaine McNeil, 10, is believed to be the second child pulled from the canal Wednesday.

Miami Heat seems to be cooling

Los Angeles Times - Mark Heisler - ‎1 hour ago‎
Now a mere contender in the NBA, Miami just blew leads of 11, 15 and 24 in losses to new rival Chicago, new hype New York and old rival Orlando, respectively.

In brig, WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning ordered to sleep without clothing

Washington Post - Ellen Nakashima - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bradley Manning, the 23-year-old soldier jailed on suspicion of passing classified documents to, must strip naked in his cell at night and sleep without clothing - a measure officials said has been taken to prevent him ...

Halle Berry Raises Eyebrows At NAACP Awards (PHOTOS) - ‎54 minutes ago‎
FOX aired their annual coverage of the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards last night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, which honors people of color in television, film, music and literature genres.

NU prof on sex demonstration: It won't happen again

Chicago Tribune - Jodi S. Cohen, Liam Ford - ‎1 hour ago‎
The beleaguered Northwestern University professor who allowed a live sex show on campus last month issued a tepid, slightly defensive apology Saturday, saying that while he wouldn't make the same ...

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