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Romney takes 6 Super Tuesday states, Santorum nets 3

CBS News -
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and his wife Ann attend a Super Tuesday Republican primary elections evening in Boston, Massaschusetts, March 6, 2012.

Dennis Kucinich concedes defeat to Marcy Kaptur in Ohio Democratic primary

CBS News -
Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a liberal establishment in the House, conceded defeat Tuesday night in Ohio's 9th district Democratic primary to longtime Rep. Marcy Kaptur.

Friedman: Obama possibly most pro-Israel president ever

Ynetnews -
New York Times commentator Thomas Friedman praised US President Barack Obama on Wednesday for redefining the Iranian issue as not being simply about Israel's security, but about US national security and global security.

Colts to release Peyton Manning

Los Angeles Times -
Quarterback has said he wants to play next season, his health willing, and teams are expected to line up for his services. Peyton Manning has made far more than his share of spectacular comebacks in his NFL career.

World stocks fall before Greek debt deal deadline

The Associated Press -
BANGKOK (AP) - World stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday as jittery investors awaited a deadline for Greece to get sufficient support from its private creditors for a debt reduction deal or face default.

iPad 3 rumour round-up - All the Apple leaks in one place -
Apple's iPad press conference in California this afternoon will almost certainly deliver the first details on iPad 3. But the house that Steve Jobs built never announces anything without us already knowing most of the details, thanks to helpful ...

EU offers to resume nuclear talks with Iran -
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, who are demanding that Iran freeze all uranium enrichment, said Tuesday they have accepted an offer to resume talks with Tehran on the nuclear issue.

Another station dumps Limbaugh over Fluke comments -
A second radio station has dropped Rush Limbaugh's talk show in reaction to his derisive comments about a Georgetown law student advocating that birth control be covered by the Jesuit university's health care plan.

Fla. headmistress killed in apparent murder-suicide

CBS News -
Updated 6:21 PM ET (AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man who was fired from a private school on Tuesday returned to campus with a gun hidden in a guitar case and shot the headmistress to death before committing suicide, authorities said.

SocGen, Generali Take Part in Greece Debt Swap

Bloomberg -
Societe Generale SA (GLE), France's second-biggest bank, Assicurazioni Generali SpA and UniCredit SpA (UCG) joined firms saying they would participate in Greece's debt swap as the country threatened to compel holdouts to take part.

Brent climbs above $122 on China demand, Iran concerns

Reuters -
* Iran supply risks remain despite offer for more talks * China plans to boost energy imports in 2012 * Enbridge pipeline restarts partially * Coming Up: EIA oil data; 10:30 am EST Wednesday (Updates prices) By Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE, ...

China's Stocks Fall for Third Day on Concern Over Global Economic Slowdown

Bloomberg -
China's stocks fell for a third day, the longest losing streak in almost two months, on concern a global slowdown will hurt earnings.

China says most of its workers in Syria are heading home as conditions worsen

Washington Post -
BEIJING - China says most of its workers have started returning from Syria as conditions there worsen, although about 100 people are still there looking after projects.

Paul urges supporters in Idaho to caucus for him -
March 06, 2012|Jack Gillum and Rebecca Boone, AP Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul remained defiant Tuesday night in the face of no primary wins, rallying his fervent supporters to his signature causes of civil liberties and an overhaul of the ...

Obama tells business leaders the nation needs changes in tax laws to help the ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told business leaders Tuesday that the nation needs to reform its tax system to help boost the economy, saying the American people “instinctually understand” that the US needs a more balanced approach to solve its ...

Hackers busted after 1 becomes FBI informant

The Associated Press -
NEW YORK (AP) - An Internet outlaw's decision to go to work for the FBI poured light on a secretive world where young computer experts caused havoc and where authorities say a Chicago man and others celebrated their successes as they stole hundreds of ...

Android Market checks out, Google Play moves in

The News Journal -
AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO - Google's digital marketplace for mobile applications, music, movies and books is unifying under a new name in an effort to spruce up the shopping experience.

Xeon E5 is hot stuff, but not all in a good way

Register -
By Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor • Get more from this author Early Australian users of Intel's new server flagship, the Xeon E5, say it is satisfyingly speedy, but one says it's also worryingly hot.

Jumbo smartphones: Is bigger really better?

by Marguerite Reardon March 7, 2012 12:23 AM PST Follow @maggie_reardon Ever feel like you're living in Alice in Wonderland when it comes to buying a new smartphone?

'Terra Nova' Is Canceled, but Seeks New Home

New York Times -
One of the television season's most ambitious new series, the science-fiction drama “Terra Nova,” got word this week that it would have no future on Fox, but the studio that produces it has begun intensive efforts to find another network willing to run ...

'Yossi' to open Tribeca World Narrative competish: World Documentary lineup to ...

Chicago Tribune -
The 11th Tribeca Film Festival has tapped Israeli drama "Yossi" to open the World Narrative competition on April 19, while Canada's "The World Before Her" launches the World Documentary competition on the same day.

Robert Sherman dies at 86; songwriter best known for 'Mary Poppins'

Los Angeles Times -
Robert Sherman and his writing-partner brother Richard won Academy Awards for their work on 'Mary Poppins' and contributed songs and scores to many other films.

Goodell's mission to make NFL players safe an impossible one

Roger Goodell has put an emphasis on player safety since taking over as commissioner in 2006. The effort to make pro football safer is fascinating.

Calhoun returns, UConn rips DePaul

Philadelphia Inquirer -
AP St. John's D'Angelo Harrison drives to the hoop against Pittsburgh in a Big East tournamentfirst-round game. The Panthers won, 73-59, after three straight one-and-dones.

UPDATE 1-NBA-Mavs restrain 'Linsanity' to rally past Knicks

Chicago Tribune -
* Lin and Anthony both off target * Mavs move into solo sixth in West (adds quotes, detail) March 6 (Reuters) - Dirk Nowitzki led the Dallas Mavericks to a revenge 95-85 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday as the "Linsanity" frenzy showed ...

Pistons overcome Bryant, beat Lakers 88-85 in OT

CBS News -
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) walks up the court during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Data Hint at Hypothetical Particle, Key to Mass in the Universe

New York Times -
After 40 years, more evidence is being reported Wednesday that the end of the biggest manhunt in the history of physics might finally be in sight.

Spider silk conducts heat, contrary to most organic material: Study

The State Column -
Spider silk conducts heat, unlike most organic materials, according to a press release from Iowa State University Friday. Xinwei Wang, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Iowa State University, made the discovery after his curiosity ...

Public Forum on Breast Cancer Planned Thursday

Twin Falls Times-News -
SUN VALLEY • The public will get a unique opportunity to ask questions of some of the leading researchers in breast cancer at a free forum Thursday evening in Sun Valley.

PTSD veterans prone to drug addiction get risky painkillers

Eric Risberg, AP Steve Countouriotis is a 30-year Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and refused to take addictive drugs prescribed for his war-related back and shoulder pain.

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